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Explore the Phlox collection - Spring Flowering bulbs

Phlox is a stunning flower that comes in a variety of colors and shapes, ranging from delicate pastels to bold hues. With their long-lasting blooms, Phlox bulbs are a must-have addition to any garden. At our webshop, we offer a wide range of Phlox bulbs, each of which has its unique features and growing conditions. You can choose from a range of colors, including pink, purple, and white, to add a pop of color to your garden. 

We provide detailed information on planting and caring for Phlox bulbs, so you can enjoy a gorgeous garden with minimal effort.

Frequently Asked Questions

The ideal time to plant Blue Boy Phlox bulbs depends on your region's climate. In general, the best time to plant is in early spring when the soil has become workable. Planting in spring allows the bulbs to establish a strong root system before the summer heat arrives.

In regions with milder winters, planting in the fall is also an option, giving the bulbs a head start for the following spring's growth. Proper timing is crucial for ensuring the overall health and success of your Blue Boy Phlox plants, as it allows them to grow and bloom optimally.

When planting Phlox bulbs, it is essential to ensure that they are planted at the correct depth. The ideal depth for planting Phlox bulbs is around 1-2 inches deep, with the pointed side facing upwards.

Planting at this depth will help ensure that the bulbs have enough room to grow and establish themselves properly. Planting the bulbs too shallow may expose them to potential damage from the weather, while planting them too deep may result in stunted growth and lack of blooms.

Phlox bulbs prefer full to partial sunlight, so ensure they receive at least 6 hours of sunlight daily. Placing them in an area with bright, direct sunlight is ideal. However, if you live in a region with hot summers, it is best to plant them in an area where they can receive some shade during the hottest part of the day. Phlox bulbs can tolerate some shade, but too much shade may result in weak and spindly growth.

Watering Phlox bulbs regularly is crucial, ensuring the soil remains moist but not waterlogged. During the growing season, water the bulbs at least once a week or more frequently during hot and dry weather.

It is essential to keep the soil moist but not soggy, as waterlogging can lead to root rot and other fungal diseases. Avoid overwatering, as it may cause the bulbs to rot or produce weak and spindly growth. It is also advisable to water the bulbs early in the day to avoid evaporation and reduce the risk of fungal diseases.

Phlox bulbs are known for their vibrant colors and beautiful blooms. The height of Phlox bulbs varies depending on the variety you choose to plant. Some varieties, like the subulata creeping Phlox, only grow to around 12 inches tall, making them ideal for ground cover. Meanwhile, tall garden Phlox varieties can grow up to 36 inches tall, making them perfect for adding height and structure to your garden.

It's important to note that the height of your Phlox bulbs can also be affected by factors like growing conditions and climate. Ensure that you select the appropriate Phlox variety for your garden's space and growing conditions.

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