Phlox drummondii (Drummond's Phlox) was discovered in 1935 in Texas, USA, by English plant explorer Thomas Drummond. An annual phlox, it occurs naturally along roadsides from Canada to Florida.
It’s widely grown as a summer bedding plant, where its spreading habit makes it perfect for filling gaps at the front of a border or as part of a summer container display.
Phlox 'Cranberry and Cream' has masses of pretty light pink flowers with a dark pink centre. It’s a great choice for growing in cottage gardens and informal bedding displays, and is well suited to growing in a pot. For best results, grow 'Cranberry and Cream' in full sun and keep well-watered.
Phlox ‘Cranberry and cream’ and wildlife
Phlox ‘Cranberry and cream’ is known for attracting bees and butterflies/moths. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
Is Phlox ‘Cranberry and cream’ poisonous?
Phlox ‘Cranberry and cream’ has no toxic effects reported.