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  • Winter Sowing Annual Phlox Flowers in Zone 6/7

    Growing annual phlox can be frustrating. I get questions about their germination on a pretty frequent basis, and I often feel bad that I can’t offer more exact information about the process. Like many other flowers, I didn’t start trying to grow phlox until after I had started using the winter sowing method. Using containers, or using a low tunnel, I am able to achieve some really great germination rates. As far as I’ve been able to discern, I believe that these are yet another one of those flower seeds that really benefits from alternating cold and wet temperatures. This is the perfect recipe for success using the winter sowing…