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Chicory Plant

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$4.99
Bloom Color
Blue, Purple/Lavender,
Bloom Color
Blue, Purple/Lavender,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade,
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade,
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade,
Usage
Flower Gardens & Beds, Flowering,
Usage
Flower Gardens & Beds, Flowering,

Reviews (3)

  • 5
    Astonished

    Posted by Gayle B on 22nd May 2016

    The plants arrived in good shape with directions. Planted 3 years ago and have not been disappointed!

  • 4
    We will see

    Posted by Bryan B on 22nd May 2016

    I planted a lot of these at the back of my lawn. Waiting to see how they do this year.

  • 4
    Waiting patiently

    Posted by Jackson on 13th May 2016

    After placing in proper medium and regular watering, it has grown fast and is a bright green, with new leaves. I expect blossoms in the spring, though the plant itself is impressive.

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Shipping Information

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.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Chicory Plant - Cichorium Intybus.

The Chicory Plant (Cichorium intybus) is a wildflower native to Europe and parts of Asia. Chicory Plant boasts eye-catching, vibrant blue flowers that are suspended on slender stems. The blooms close during the late afternoon and on cloudy days, reopening once the sun returns. This plant begins to flower during late spring and continues to bloom until early autumn. This wildflower is a perennial and will grace the garden with color year after year. It is easy to start from seed and transplants well, making it simple to add these beauties to various areas of the landscape.

The chicory plant is natural to grow and thrives with very little attention once established.

Maintaining evenly moist soil and regular weeding are essential during the first growing season until a sturdy root system has had time to develop.This flower makes an attractive addition to both rock and wildflower gardens. All parts of the plant are edible, from blooms to roots, making it an ideal choice for herb gardens. Chicory Plant is not only flavorful, but it is used in homeopathic medicine for hundreds of years. Chicory Perennial, also known as Blue Daisy, Blue Dandelion, Horseweed, and even Coffee Weed, is likewise recognized by its botanical name Chichorium incubus. Initially, from the Mediterranean, this plant quickly spread throughout the rest of the world.

This plant usually grows wild along streets, in yards, fields, and pastures.

It does well in almost any soil. There is hardly any care to keep this plant. They do need some pruning in the Summer.  June through September is when this plant blooms rosette leaves that later turn to little sky blue blooms. The blossoms will open in the morning and close in the evening. The greens from this plant are often sold in Italy to be cooked. Chicory Plant

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