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.
Flowers of Phlox 'Sugar Stars’ are purple-blue with pretty, star-shaped white central markings. ‘Sugar Stars’ has a compact, bushy habit, making it perfect for growing in cottage gardens and informal bedding displays, as well as pots. For best results, grow in full sun and keep well-watered.
Phlox ‘Sugar stars’ and wildlife
Phlox ‘Sugar stars’ is known for attracting bees and butterflies/moths. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
Is Phlox ‘Sugar stars’ poisonous?
Phlox ‘Sugar stars’ has no toxic effects reported.