B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
MIX, WHITE to PURPLE, cut-flower
|Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
|Phlox drummondii mix tall o.p. sales history
Phlox drummondii mix tall o.p.
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Phlox drummondii mix tall o.p. seeds will usually germinate in 10-21 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Phlox drummondii mix tall o.p. seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Sow direct, resents transplanting. Cold stratify 4 weeks.