Description

Blooms longer than regular phlox

Days to Maturity: 63 to 77

Popstar™ Rose With Eye Phlox is a modern-day version of an old-fashioned favorite with improved garden performance and flower power. It is an annual offering spring to summer interest. Long and heavy blooming, Popstars™ Rose pops in a dazzling "fireworks" display of bright-eyed, star-shaped, bicolor rose red and white blooms. Borne in clusters at stem ends, the finely cut flowers attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to the garden.

A dwarf variety, Popstar™ Rose With Eye Phlox has an upright, multi-branched, mounded habit of oblong to lance-shaped bright green leaves and a rapid growth rate. Its low-growing form is shown to best effect massed or grouped in drifts or as edging or groundcover in beds and borders. They also create stunning containers and hanging baskets. These fun flowers are perfect for children's gardens.

Easy to grow, Popstar™ Rose With Eye Phlox prefers full sun to partial shade and loose, humusy, acidic, medium moisture, well-drained soil. The plant tolerates heat and some dryness and repels deer.

Direct sow phlox seed after the last frost in spring, as soon as the soil is warm, or start seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost and transplant after all threat of frost has passed when day temperatures range between 62 to 64 degrees Fahrenheit and night temperatures range between 60 to 62 degrees Fahrenheit.

If you plan to start your seeds indoors, be sure to check out our Bio Dome Seed Starter Kit. With the Bio Dome, you can control the temperature, light, and soil mix to ensure your seeds become strong for transplant.

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Genus Phlox
Species drummondii
Variety Popstar™ Rose With Eye
Item Form Pack of 100
Zone 9 - 11
Bloom Start To End Early Summer - Late Fall
Days To Maturity 77
Habit Mound-shaped
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 10 in - 12 in
Plant Width 14 in - 16 in
Additional Characteristics Flower
Bloom Color Rose, White
Foliage Color Medium Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Outdoor, Baskets, Containers

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