Plant Care Compact Phlox

Compact Phlox

Also known as

dwarf phlox

Taxonomy

Phlox condensata
Phlox
Polemoniaceae
Ericales

How to care for Compact Phlox

Water

How often to water your Compact Phlox

Water needs for Compact Phlox
0.5 cups
every 9

Compact Phlox needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Compact Phlox in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Compact Phlox: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Compact Phlox love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Compact Phlox does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Compact Phlox in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Compact Phlox

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Compact Phlox: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Compact Phlox after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Compact Phlox

Compact Phlox


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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