Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Garden phlox
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Mature Height: 32 inches
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinch 2 - 4 weeks after planting.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, spider mites, whiteflies, powdery mildew
Vernalization Requirements: Beneficial, not necessary.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Apply preventive sprays for powdery mildew at time of planting.