these look great where I planted them
these are so dainty i just love them
These are beautiful.
These arrived in great shape and packaged nicely. I got them packaged. Can't wait to see what they look like in the spring.
Very pleased with this plant. Looks wonderful with other wild flowers.
The blooms on this plant are very unique and beautiful. Looks great in my gardens!
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
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Bluets - Quaker Ladies - Houstonia Caerulea is a Dainty, Four Petaled Wildflower
Quaker Ladies are dainty blue four-petaled wildflowers with yellow centers. It has slender 3-8 inch tall stems. Growing in climate zones three through eight, Bluets prefer moist, acidic soil. It spreads quickly and can easily be relocated. They are used for ground cover, softening the look of stones, and attracting pollinators. Bluets Quaker Ladies are fabulous when they are in bloom. They have a small blue flower that appears and is very delicate and elegant in appearance. They bloom from late spring on into the early fall months.
Bluets Quaker Ladies are Beautiful Encircling Birdbaths and Patios Creating Whimsical Dramatic Flare
The petals grace the top of a slender stem studded with pairs of tiny leaves, broader at the base. Though primarily found to be various shades of light blue, these small blossoms can also appear in pale pink, lavender or white with a bright yellow center. These sweetly elegant flowers can be found stretching over a broad expanse such as a meadow or in wooded areas. When presented in a wide-sweeping space, these flowers appear as if snow has fallen. Often, they appear in small clusters of blooms next to rocks, logs or ledges.
They bloom in spring and summer. The plants are perennials.There are two forms of this flower which allows for cross-pollination and subsequent fertile seeds which can start new plants. While these bulbs are beautiful carpeting a woodland floor, their use in landscaping a yard is yet more striking. With little work, planted in mounds next to waterfalls or ponds, encircling birdbaths and patios or tucked in between stepping stones or larger plants, the bluets Quaker ladies are an exceptional addition to your yard, creating both drama and whimsy.
For homeowners who enjoy looking at small, dainty wildflowers gracing a garden. Bluets Quaker Ladies (Houstonia caerulea) are the ideal perennial plant to add to one's collection. These lovely blue blooms with the yellow center and thin stems can create a floral carpet for any property. These small flowers grow in mounding clumps and look pretty lining pathways or covering any landscape patches. They also provide ground cover under taller plants that bloom in spring.
Bluets Quaker Ladies can be spotted from New England to Texas and are easy to grow in USDA hardiness zones 3a-8b. The star-shaped flowers bloom from late spring through the early months of autumn and are not fussy about their conditions. One thing they do prefer, however, is acidic soil. The plants thrive in semi-shade to full shade and can reach a height between three and six inches.
Butterflies, bees, and other pollinators are attracted to the tiny flowers of the Bluets Quaker Ladies. Deer do not bother these plants much, and the Bluets are a hardy bunch when it comes to resisting insects and diseases.
Bluets Quaker Ladies are a welcome addition to any property and never overpower the garden or area they are placed. These blue flowers with their four united petals are a perennial favorite that adds delicate appeal to the landscape.