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Phlox hybrida compacta 'Peppermint Candy'

Just £0.99

Description Sowing Delivery
Delicious sparkling red, green and white striped flowers, appear like small, crystallised sweeties above the neat compact mounds of foliage, creating a mouthwatering display on a sunny patio.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Patio, Cottage Gardens, Cut Flower Garden

Half-hardy

Full sun

20cm (7.9in)

100cm (39.4in)

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Germinate seeds at 21-24C (70-75F) on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost. Apply a layer of vermiculite, 1.5mm (1/16in) deep. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and cover to exclude light until after germination which usually takes 10-21 days. Check seedlings daily.Phlox can also be sown outdoors in spring where it is to flower, 1.5mm (1/16in) deep in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Thin seedlings when large enough to handle to 30cm (12in).

Transplant seedlings, when large enough to handle, into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Remove growing points when 7.5cm (3in) high to encourage a bushy habit. Plant outside after all risk of frost, 23cm (9in) apart.

Delivery

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