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Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) Grow a beautiful and unique flower that helps save monarch butterflies! Bring life to your garden with Asclepias tuberosa butterfly milkweed! This gorgeous North American wildflower can attract beautiful butterflies to your yard and help support the monarch population. It has unique orange flowers that bloom all summer and are drought-tolerant! Add a burst of gorgeous orange color to your landscaping with Asclepias tuberosa butterfly milkweed! Enjoy watching the bright orange blooms and help save the endangered monarch butterflies simultaneously. Plus, it requires minimal care once established. Please help make a difference in our world and get your Asclepias tuberosa butterfly milkweed today. Start your very own butterfly-friendly garden right now! Butterfly Weed Plant: If you long for a butterfly garden that will attract numerous visitors, the butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) is an essential staple. Its showy bright orange perennial flowers attract many kinds of butterflies to feed on the flower's nectar. Besides butterflies, this stately flower will also attract bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinators to dine on its nectar. You are not alone in your dream of a butterfly garden--we have the proof; butterfly weed is the number one best-seller we offer at TN Nursery. Looking for Native Plantings? Consider the Butterfly Weed Butterfly weed is a North American native planting, ideal for naturalizing the sunniest spots in your garden. Asclepias tuberosa is an integral part of a butterfly garden. Its large, flat-topped, bright orange flowers spike upward and reach as high as two feet, attracting legions of butterflies. The abundant orange flowers bloom in large clusters that add a generous splash of color to your landscape. You will enjoy a long cycle of blooms, with most of the United States enjoying the show of color for almost the entire summer season. Asclepias tuberosa is an easy-to-manage plant from seed and may self-seed in the landscape once established. It requires only a little care from you, including occasional fertilizing, possible aphid control, and deadheading the spent blossoms. Butterfly weed is also prized for its cut flowers, making it a popular choice for dried floral arrangements. The flowers also produce attractive seed pods. Like the spent blossoms, crafters frequently use those seeds to add interest and texture to wreaths and dried flower arrangements. Butterfly weed or Asclepias tuberosa Is an Easy-Care Option. Not only is Asclepias tuberosa a beauty, but it's also drought-tolerant and heat-tolerant, making it hardy in semi-arid regions. Finally, butterfly weed is deer-resist and rabbit-resistant. That means it is not a first-choice dining option for the local deer and rabbits. Because herbivore animals have a sharp sense of smell, they usually prefer less fragrant plants. Thus, they will eat your plant only if they lack fewer aromatic options. Butterfly Weed is available to order today at TN Nursery Are you ready to plant the butterfly garden of your dreams? Feel free to order butterfly weed from TN Nursery; we will take good care of you.
Paw Paw Tree (Asimina triloba) Paw Paw Tree: Asimina triloba, or the paw paw tree, is an unfussy North American native species. It grows in various soil types and across most USDA growing zones. Unlike many fruiting trees, the tree performs well in shady or semi-shade locations. Gardeners prize the tree for its good looks and the large, delicious fruit it bears. The tree displays large, emerald green leaves in the summertime, turning a bright yellow in the fall. The tree reaches approximately twenty feet high at maturity, making it a very manageable size for most. The Striking Appearance of the Paw Paw Tree The paw paw tree, although relatively small in stature, is big in style. It has a full, thick canopy and dark green, somewhat glossy leaves that sway gracefully from their stems. This tree performs well in woodland or naturalized areas, as it will thrive in shaded or semi-shaded conditions. It will also tolerate several hours of sunshine daily–just keep an eye on the moisture. This tree attracts birds, who find security in the dense leaves, butterflies, and other small mammals. A tree house offers an entire ecosystem that you'll enjoy watching. Springtime brings on the six-petaled purple flowers. You can harvest paw paws sometime between the latest days of summer to early autumn. Asimina triloba Creates an Interesting Fruit Paw paw fruit is heavy and grows into an oval shape. Although the outside of the fruit resembles a tropical mango (and some folks mistakenly refer to it as such), they are entirely different species. The mango tree is tropical and grows only in sub-tropical and tropical climates. However, this tree grows in cool and moist USDA growing regions in the United States. The green fruit ripens on the branches and is ready to harvest when they are slightly soft and emit a fruity aroma. Some compare the fruit's taste to a blend of banana and pineapple--it has a smooth, custard-like texture and does not stay fresh for long after picking. Order Your Paw Paw Tree From TN Nursery
Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) Virginia Bluebell perennials are shade-thriving native woody flowering plants found in moist, rich soils throughout the eastern part of the United States. They adorn flower gardens by adding a splash of purple, pink, and lavender color with clusters of blue-purple bell-shaped blooms. Not only do they bring beauty, but they are also easy to care for and will return each spring with beautiful blooms. Bring the beauty and pleasure of Virginia Bluebells to your outdoor living space. Imagine the delight of watching these colorful blooms appear each spring surrounded by lush green foliage. Bring new life to your garden with Virginia Bluebell perennials! Make your garden stand out from the rest! Get your Virginia Bluebell perennials today! Virginia bluebells are hardy, early spring bloomers that are a site for winter-weary eyes in the earliest days of spring. The native perennial wildflowers stem emerges from the ground on the first warm days, often when a light coating of snow still dusts the earth. Because they are early spring risers, TN Nursery suggests Virginia bluebells to any gardener looking for color earlier in the growing season. Virginia bluebells are cold-hardy and heat-tolerant. They flourish in full shade and partially shady locations in almost every growing zone in the contiguous United States--even in hotter climates. Where to Grow Mertensia virginica Virginia bluebells ask for very little from the gardener. Besides a semi-shaded spot with soil that drains well, it benefits from fertilizing twice yearly and watering during extended dry spells. It's as easy for beginning gardeners to succeed with this lovely flower as seasoned pros. Grow Virginia bluebells in these garden settings: Native species garden Cutting garden Shade garden Butterfly, hummingbird, or pollinator garden Border plantings Mass plantings Fairy Garden Along the shady banks of a creek or pond The Country Charm of Virginia Bluebells Great things, the adage says, come in small packages--and that's the case with Virginia bluebells. The plant is relatively small, usually staying around two feet high and wide. But despite the shorter size, the color impact is enormous in bloom. The smooth green stem is firm and grows straight upward. The leaves are a silvery shade of green, oval and smooth in shape, and have pronounced veins. Leaves can reach eight inches, providing fantastic foliage until it goes back into dormancy in the later half of summer. The bell-shaped flowers are profuse and showy. They stay under an inch long. Each bloom has five light blue petals that drape down from the stem, appearing to nod with the breeze. Virginia bluebells bloom from mid-spring to early summer. Order Your Virginia Bluebells From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery customers love Virginia bluebells for their early-season greenery and lovely blue flowers that are among the first perennials to bloom in the spring. Order today.
Swamp milkweed - Attract Butterflies Naturally Swamp milkweed is a mid-summer flowering perennial that adds vibrant colors and texture to your garden. Its fragrant blooms attract pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds, while its foliage provides much-needed nourishment for monarch caterpillars. Plus, its strong root structure helps to prevent erosion. Transform your garden into a butterfly sanctuary with the majestic swamp milkweed. It is a hardy perennial that is easy to grow and sustainable, making it the perfect addition to any landscape. Create a breathtaking view while providing food and habitat for wildlife all year round. Bring some of nature’s beauty into your backyard! Plant swamp milkweed today and create a stunning garden paradise. Milkweed Plants: Butterfly gardening at its best with this type of plant, The regal monarch butterfly recently landed on the endangered species list. But one action you can take to help restore their numbers is adding milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) plants to your garden. Swamp Milkweed Could Save the Monarch Butterfly This North American native species nourishes the monarch butterfly's larvae. Indeed, milkweed is the only plant that can give its eggs, larvae and newly hatched caterpillars protection from predators and the sustenance they need. Since monarch butterflies only exist on the North American continent, from Canada to Mexico, it makes sense that they adapted along with this once-abundant native plant. As America grew from the east coast, large swaths of natural meadows fell victim to land clearing for development. Most likely unknowingly to the earliest developers, they destroyed the food necessary for the monarch to raise their young. Scientists placed monarchs on the endangered list with one bright spot. If every gardener across North America plants milkweed, there is still hope. We can reverse this cycle by restoring the habitat the monarch butterfly needs for its survival. Besides being the nectar that could save the monarchs, milkweed is a grand flower that deserves a sunny spot in your garden. Swamp Milkweed - Asclepias Incarnata Plant care and maintenance A full-grown Asclepias incarnata plant can reach a stately height of almost five feet. You may wonder how the weight of the long, narrow, willow-like leaves, tall stalks, and flowers don't topple the plant. Don't worry--the long taproot will keep Asclepias incarnata well-secured all season long. Furthermore, the long taproots of the plant will help keep your soil loosened for proper water and nutrient absorption. The gorgeous cotton candy flowers bloom in vibrant pink, purple, and lavender hues. Milkweed gains that fluffy appearance as many small, vanilla-scented flowers form around a central flower in a clustered head. The perennial plants seed themselves, forming inside pods that dry out in the summer heat and then burst open to reproduce the following season. They are easy-growing plants that want nothing more than a full-sun location, well-amended soil, and moisture--but with good drainage. The name milkweed refers to the white, sticky fluid you would see if you break off a stem. Do Your Part to Save Monarch Butterflies…Order Swamp Milkweed Today Swamp Milkweed is available online at TN Nursery Please feel free to order milkweed today--the existence of monarch butterflies depends on concerned gardeners like you.
White Trillium - A Spring Blooming Perennial White Trillium Grandiflorium is a vibrant, long-lasting perennial plant is perfect for adding color to any outdoor space. White Trillium Grandiflorium blooms in early spring and grows beautiful white flowers with green foliage. It's easy to care for and is drought tolerant, making it an excellent pick for low-maintenance gardening. Bring your garden to life with White Trillium Grandiflorium! This stunning perennial will make your outdoor space look stunning in the spring, and its low-maintenance care will save you time and stress when maintaining your garden. Start creating a more beautiful garden today — get your own White Trillium Grandiflorium Perennial Plant now! White Trillium: TN Nursery customers who need a partial shade plant that will grow into the coldest regions of the United States often fall in love with Trillium grandiflorum, or the great white trillium. Great white trillium is a tall native species with an impressive white flower, drought-tolerant and cold-tolerant. It reliably emerges in the spring every year, even in unhospitable climates that are too brutally cold for other species. However, the adaptable plant also thrives in hotter climates. Early explorers and settlers noted many trillium species, including the grandiflorum, from the cold of New England to the southeast. It's an excellent selection for semi-shade in almost every USDA growing zone. The Just-Right Size height of two to three feet. It makes a beautiful plant for the middle row of a border garden, adding early spring blossoms. The rich green leaves are oval with an elongated spear tip. They grow as long as six inches and form on the plant in attractive whorls. This foliage provides a shady retreat for small mammals, birds, and insects. The bright white flowers have three petals, hence their name. The petals overlap at their bases and can grow as big as four inches each, creating a noticeably large and showy flower in the middle of spring. The flowers bear small red or burgundy berries to nourish small animals in your garden’s ecosystem but are unfit for human consumption. White Trillium in Your Landscape As a forest native, great white trillium would ideally love a partially shaded spot in your garden. You should amend the soil with woody materials about twice a year. Think hardwood mulch, peat moss, shredded leaves, or compost. At the end of the season, those in colder USDA zones should provide a cozy layer of rich organic matter. If you create those conditions, great white trillium will not demand much more. Use it as a border specimen in your shade garden or any spot too shady for grass. Some TN Nursery customers use trillium to fill in steep, shaded banks to avoid the need for lawn care in those tricky spots. Order You're White Trillium From TN Nursery Today white trillium is one of nature's perfect plants, adaptable to any shady or partially shady location. Order yours from TN Nursery today.
Witch Hazel Witch Hazel is a shrub or small tree native to the North American, European, and Asian continents. It can grow as tall as twenty-five feet high, but many gardeners prune them into a lower, shrub-like appearance. Others adore this shrub because it flowers late in the fall--when an unexpected pop of vibrant yellow color turns heads. It's a relatively fast grower, with a rapid growth rate of two to three feet per growing season. When gardeners reach out to TN Nursery seeking advice on a low but dense shrub to define their property line, we often recommend witch hazel. How to Use Witch Hazel in Your Garden Witch hazel is a cold-hardy, drought-hardy, deer-resistant shrub. It grows well across most of the contiguous United States, regardless of soil type. When you plant it, find a partially sunny location and amend the soil with peat moss or mulch to give it the organic matter it needs. After you establish the plant, it requires little care other than occasional fertilizing. Some gardeners let witch hazel grow to its full height, especially when they want privacy or to block an unsightly view. However, others will groom it into a long, low hedge around a home's foundation or in a formal garden setting. Witch Hazel Is a Highly Attractive Shrub or Tree Witch hazel has light brown, smooth bark that forms an intriguing zig-zag pattern. Leaves unfurl and bring a refreshing dose of green in the early springtime. Each leaf is small, approximately four inches long, oval-shaped, and has slight toothiness along the edges. The greenery is lovely to behold all spring and summer. But the crowning glory occurs at the end of the season. In late fall, profuse amounts of four- to five-petalled, cheerful yellow flowers appear. Each petal is ribbon-like with an interesting crinkled texture. Order Your Witch Hazel Trees From TN Nursery TN Nursery digs each plant fresh and ships quickly–you can order with confidence!
Wisteria Wisteria: A deciduous flowering tree with a distinctly floral aroma, wisteria plants can grow as high as ten to twenty feet with sturdy support. Wisteria sinensis is an Asian native species, frequently found growing naturally in the woods and natural areas throughout the United States. You can plant wisteria in either full sunshine or partially sunny conditions, with organics like hardwood mulch, peat moss, or shredded leaves added to loose soil. This vine is rugged: drought-tolerant and cold-tolerant. Care is minimal, including trimming to guide the growth or to remove frost damage. Although some people describe wisteria flowers as purple, TN Nursery explains to customers that they are usually closer to blue with a slight tinge of purple. Where to Plant Wisteria Plants Wisteria is a prolific bloomer in the last weeks of spring. It might take two seasons or so for you to see them on full display, but these abundant, lush flowers are well worth the wait! Wisteria will grow to form clusters or thickets, creating dense foliage after blossoming. Here are three ways you can use this hardy plant: Create a privacy hedge: If you have close neighbors, install a tall support structure and plant wisteria to protect your privacy. Barrier hedge: Do you have pedestrians use your yard as a cut-through? Wisteria will grow into a thick barrier hedge. Cover an old, unsightly building: A wisteria plant can quickly cover an unattractive barn or shed--make it a charming, rustic focal point instead of a tear-down project. Wisteria prefers full sun or partial sunshine; it will tolerate shade, although you will not get profuse blossoms. The Graceful and Elegant Look of Wisteria The brown stem of wisteria will form into lovely, twisted shapes as they wanter into a vine. You can "train" it to grow straighter with some time and patience. Wisteria leaves are green and elliptical, growing in an alternative pattern. They are compound and grow in clusters of about seven to fifteen leaflets. Leaves are approximately six inches long. The flowers of the wisteria will stop you in their tracks with beauty. Tiny pea-shaped blue-violet flowers emerge in enormous, gracefully drooping clusters. They appear almost like delicate bunches of grapes. The scent is heavenly! Order Wisteria From TN Nursery Today Are you ready for a lovely vine that produces lush flowers and dense foliage? TN Nursery suggests you try wisteria--order yours today.
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) The red cardinal flower, Lobelia cardinalis, is a herbaceous perennial plant native to North America. It is a popular garden plant due to its stunning display of bright red, tubular flowers that attract hummingbirds and butterflies. The flowers bloom on tall spikes in late summer and fall and are accompanied by lance-shaped leaves that grow up to 8 inches long.The plant contains toxic alkaloids and should not be consumed without proper preparation and guidance from a trained practitioner. The red cardinal flower, Lobelia cardinalis, is a herbaceous perennial plant native to North America. It is a popular garden plant due to its stunning display of bright red, tubular flowers that attract hummingbirds and butterflies. The flowers bloom on tall spikes in late summer and fall and are accompanied by lance-shaped leaves that grow up to 8 inches long.In addition to being a beautiful ornamental plant, indigenous communities have also used the red cardinal flower in traditional medicine for various purposes, such as treating respiratory issues, inflammation, and fever. The plant contains toxic alkaloids and should not be consumed without proper preparation and guidance from a trained practitioner. Cardinal Flower: Lobelia cardinalis, or the cardinal flower, is a hardy, perennial native herbaceous flower that will catch the eye with its scarlet blossoms. This plant originated in the lower midwest and mid-south regions, where it enjoyed the hot summer days and high relative humidity. However, it is also an adaptable species and can grow in almost every USDA growing zone in the United States. Besides the cardinal flower, here are a few other common names for Lobelia cardinalis: water gladiola, scarlet flower, Indian pink, crimson bellflower, and cardinal bellflower. Where to Plant the Cardinal Flower This plant needs partial or full sun to produce the stunning cardinal red flowers that earned it its common name. It is also more agreeable to soil with lots of moisture--it does not like to dry out. So if you have a pond, water garden, or rain garden, this perennial is ideal. Otherwise, a layer of hardwood mulch will help it retain the high water level this beautiful plant craves. Cardinal Flower Is an Impressive Full-Sun Species The cardinal flower can reach a mature height of up to six feet tall. However, they generally stay between three and four feet. Alternating, dark green leaves are oval-shaped with serrated edges and a narrow tip. Each leaf can measure four inches long. The central, singular stem is light green, deciduous, and sturdy. The cardinal flowers put on their colorful show from late summer until early fall. The flowers form in a spike shape on the stem; each is tube-shaped, two-lipped, and about an inch and a half long. Although most cardinal flowers are the signature scarlet red, some may present as bright pink. Order Your Cardinal Flowers From TN Nursery Today If you need a flower that loves the hot summer sun and humid conditions, TN Nursery recommends the cardinal flower. This lovely plant is beautiful and well-suited to those growing conditions--order yours today.
Mulberry Tree Mulberry Tree: TN Nursery suggests the lovely mulberry tree for customers who need a medium-sized tree that will provide attractive, full foliage without growing overly tall. Mulberry fruit, or mulberries, range in color from a lively red to a regal purple The glossy berry has an intriguing and complex flavor--they are juicy yet sweet and sour. Some people harvest those plump, glistening berries for preserving, baking, or snacking. But many others leave them in the tree to attract and nourish local birds. In fact, some avid birdwatchers reach out to TN Nursery looking for trees to attract their feathered friends--the mulberry is an excellent choice! It provides your backyard birds with early summer nourishment and sturdy branches for nesting. The Mulberry Tree Is Truly Beautiful The mulberry tree is a deciduous tree native to North America, Europe, and Asia. It grows in a full-sun location and does not like to stand in the shadow of other trees. Instead, it wants to take center stage in your yard--and yes, it is worthy of such attention. The mulberry is in the medium height range for trees. It will grow at least thirty feet tall but stop growing at around seventy feet. It produces true green, ovate leaves with softly serrated margins. The mulberry tree grows from a single, central trunk. The branches will grow sturdy and form a relatively symmetrical shape with a bit of occasional trimming during their young growth phases. Mulberry tree flowers (called catkins) form in attractively sized clusters around the middle of spring. The blossoms are a creamy white or white with a whisper of fresh spring green. The catkins have an attractive tubular shape that makes way for the clusters of colorful berries in the early summer. People harvest the berries by hand-picking young trees or by reaching for the branches of a taller mulberry tree by using a long, sturdy pole and giving the branches a shake. The Mulberry Tree Is Even-Tempered Some fruit trees are simpler to grow than others--such is the case with the mulberry tree. Besides a sunny location in the yard, it does not ask for much from the gardener. It can tolerate short bouts of drought and poor soil quality. Pruning will help guide it into a beautiful, shapely tree as it grows. But after it fully develops, it asks nothing from you. Order Your Mulberry Tree From TN Nursery Today Does your yard need the shade of a medium-sized tree? The mulberry tree from TN Nursery is a fine choice--order today.
Painted Trillium Is a Native Shade Perennial Painted trillium (Trillium undulatum) is a true showstopper of the Appalachian Mountains. Not only is this native wildflower colorful and vibrant, but it is also a symbol of longevity and strength. Its unique three-petal design can last up to 10 years in the same spot, making it an ideal addition to any garden or landscape. Bring the beauty of the most loved perennial to your home and garden with painted trillium! This unique flower will add color, texture, and charm to your landscape. Plus, each flower will last for years without replanting; that's practically no maintenance! Start enjoying the beauty of painted trillium in your home or garden today! With its vibrant colors and year-round allure, this native wildflower is sure. Painted Trillium: A native woodland species from across Appalachia, painted trillium takes its name from the three-petaled flowers it bears. TN Nursery offers several trillium plants. But the painted trillium (Trillium undulatum) is, without a doubt, a customer favorite. As a woodland native perennial, painted trillium prefers a place of honor in a shaded or partially-shaded area of your yard. Painted Trillium bold Appearance Painted trillium grows in small clumps. The leaves and flowers emerge from an eight- to eighteen-inch rich green stem with a slight curve. The blue-green leaves form broad ovals that measure as much as five inches long. The flowers, however, are the crowning glory. Each flower displays three triangular petals in white with a tinge of cream, pink, or lavender around wavy and ruffled edges. Here's why the word "painted" is in the flower's name--each petal has markings in magenta to bright red near the center of the flower. They appear as though someone brushed each marking in a v-shaped pattern by hand. These lovely flowers have a sweet floral fragrance that does not overpower the senses. Painted Trillium Is Easy to Grow Painted trillium will be easy to care for if you pick a shady location and amend the soil. In its native settings, it likes lots of woody, organic matter; you can give it peat moss, mulch, or homemade compost in the spring and fall to adapt it as a backyard plant. It likes moisture, but it does not prefer wet feet. It can withstand the hottest summer days, but you'll need to water it if you notice it drooping in the heat. Other than adding organic material a couple of times yearly and watering it during the heat, you will find Trillium undulatum an unfussy addition to your shade garden or border garden. Painted trillium undulatum is available online at TN Nursery Trillium undulatum is a lovely plant with a pleasing height and bi-color flowers. Order from TN Nursery today to see for yourself.
Blood Root (Sanguinaria canadensis) Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) is a flowering plant native to North America. This perennial herb belongs to the poppy family. The plant gets its name from the reddish-orange sap in its roots, which Native Americans traditionally used as a dye and for medicinal purposes. Bloodroot has several traditional uses, including as an emetic, as a treatment for coughs and respiratory ailments, and as a topical treatment for skin conditions such as warts and skin tags. However, it should be noted that using bloodroot is not supported by modern medical research, and the plant can be toxic if ingested or misused. Bloodroot is also a popular ornamental plant, prized for its early spring blooms and attractive foliage. It is often used in woodland gardens or naturalized areas and can be grown in various soil types and light conditions. However, it should be planted with shade because it thrives in partial sun. Blood Root: Sanguinaria canadensis, or bloodroot, is a North American native perennial species named for its most intriguing characteristic. When someone cuts into this plant, the root system will leak a crimson fluid that resembles blood. Early North Carolina and Virginia settlers first noted this plant as a species that the Indigenous people of the east coast relied on, using the plant's "blood" as a dye for clothing, body paint, and decorative applications. Other common names for this plant include the following: Bloodwort Bloodroot (a one-word variation) Red puccoon Canadia puccoon Black paste This plant flourishes in the semi-shade; it can tolerate a full-shade spot in the garden, although it may produce fewer blossoms. Sanguinaria canadensis Is Easy to Love Sanguinaria canadensis grows in the most moderate growing zones in the United States, from New England to the mid-south and west across the mid-west prairies. In nature, bloodroot grows in clearings where sunshine dapples the forest floor. It thrives in rich organic matter. If you replicate its preferred conditions, it is an easy-to-please plant: semi-shade, enriched woody soil, and moderate moisture. It is disease-resistant, drought-tolerant, and resilient. The Woodland Charm of Blood Root Each bloodroot plant bears five to nine lobed leaves with well-defined, rounded teeth. The leaves are relatively small, usually about four to six inches long. The flowers bloom in the early spring. Each blossom has eight to twelve gossamer, pure white petals. Like the leaves, the flowers are petite, only three inches across at the most. The flower centers are a sunny yellow. Despite the small size of this lovely plant, the early season color makes it well worth including in a shade garden. Order Your Blood Root Plant From TN Nursery TN Nursery suggests the bloodroot plant for anyone who wants early-season blossoms and lovely greenery requiring almost no care. Order yours today.
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Virginia Spring Beauty (Claytonia virginica The Virginia spring beauty plant, also known as Claytonia virginica, is a small herbaceous perennial wildflower native to eastern North America, including the eastern United States and Canada. It typically grows to be about 5-15 cm in height and has pink or white flowers that bloom in the spring, usually from March to May.The Virginia spring beauty plant prefers moist, well-drained soils and can be found in various habitats, including woodlands, meadows, and wetlands. It is often one of the first plants to bloom in the spring and is an essential early-season food source for pollinators, such as bees and butterflies.In addition to its ecological importance, the Virginia spring beauty plant has also been used for medicinal purposes by indigenous peoples. The plant was traditionally used to treat various ailments, including skin irritations, respiratory infections, and digestive issues. Virginia Spring Beauty: Claytonia virginica, or the Virginia spring beauty, is one of the first plants to awaken and emerge as the snow melts. The sunshine begins to warm the soil. TN Nursery customers adore this plant for the early- to middle-spring blossoms. Virginia spring beauty is a North American native species, first spotted in New England but flourishing today in almost every USDA growing zone. The perennial flower prefers full-shade to partial-shade and is an easy-care, unfussy woodland native. Aside from routine maintenance, such as regular mulching with woody materials and watering, gardeners can practically ignore this charming little plant. It resists pests, drought, and mildew and will perform well for many years. Virginia Spring Beauty Spreads by Tubers and Seeds Although most use Virginia spring beauty in a shade garden or natural woodland garden setting, others use it as a ground cover plant. It is low-growing, reaching a maximum height of only six inches high. Also, it spreads by tubers, a network of underground shoots, and by dropping seeds. Because it reproduces by two methods, it can fill a shady area relatively quickly; thus, it can play a role as a lovely, flowering ground cover. The Ephemeral Appearance of Virginia Spring Beauty Virginia spring beauty's straight, round, smooth stem is a lovely green hue with red or maroon spots. Leaves are about a half-inch wide and look like thick blades of grass. The leaves occur in pairs along the stem, reaching six to twelve inches long. The flowers grow in loose, eye-pleasing clusters that have star-shaped blossoms. Each bloom has five oval, smooth-edged petals with a blush-colored background and vibrant pink pinstripes. The flower's center is yellow or yellow-green and pink. The look is heavenly. Order Your Claytonia virginica From TN Nursery Today. Claytonia virginica makes a reliable springtime appearance every year. Order yours today to brighten up your shaded areas.
BAMBOO PLANT - Arundinaria Gigantea Bamboo plants have two types of species that are often in use within residential landscapes. These plants increase by releasing underground runners, also known as rhizomes, which might emerge from the parent plant at a distance from the original location. They bridge those gaps between plants more quickly, making them perfect for use as screens, hedges, and the trendy open groove effect. Because the rhizomes develop horizontally at a depth of roughly 2 to 18 inches, it is possible to keep their growth under control. It can produce stunning thick hedges by employing a rhizome barrier to limit this subsurface expansion. Many of these plants can withstand the cold. The experience of strolling across a large, open grove full of these tall plants is unlike anything else. They are also helpful for various applications, including specimen groves, perennial security screens, windbreaks, noise and dust shields, groundcovers, and erosion management. They are also widely known for producing a tropical impression in a usually moderate or even frigid environment. The most effective method of controlling this plant is maintaining a groomed path around the planting. This route's minimum width should equal the maximum possible height of this species selected for the given area, if not more. Undoubtedly, this may not be practicable at all times, and the confinement methods available will vary according to the location. You may contain these plants using techniques such as rhizome barriers or rhizome trimming, both of which need continuous monitoring to be effective. Natural barriers such as everlasting waterbodies and dense darkness may also aid this purpose. Bamboo Plant is Easily Grown They are garden plants of the evergreen variety. They are easy to care for and do not require a lot of water. They are used in gardens in many ways and add an exotic feel to any backyard; They can be used as a hedge or screen to add privacy to your yard or in any other garden arrangements. They can grow in almost any climate and can last for many years. They come in a wide range of sizes, including dwarf and giant-sized. Bamboo requires very little maintenance These plants can also be grown in small containers inside and outside. Placing a number of them in your landscaping will help you to showcase your other garden plants. They are also known by many cultures to bring luck to their owners. They have also been grown to become bonsai trees. The stems are easily shaped and can be pruned to interlace. You can also prune bamboo trees back into topiaries. The under leaves are removed, leaving only clumps of leaves at the top. When planting bamboo trees as a screen, they should be planted in the area approximately 2 to 3 feet apart. That allows them to spread out and create the coverage you need. Pruning it back will stop further growth into areas you do not want. Once they have been planted, they will require very little maintenance. Bamboo is For Sale at Tennessee Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping
Trumpet Vines (Campsis radicans) Trumpet Vines: Campsis radicans, which most call the trumpet vine or trumpet creeper, is a fast-growing, multi-stemmed, perennial vine. It is a North American native species originating in the southeastern United States. However, it is an adaptable flower that will grow in most USDA growing zones. If you need a hardy perennial to cover a large section of fence or to hide an eyesore, trumpet vines can accomplish that task for you within a few seasons. The vines can grow as long as forty feet. The key to growing healthy trumpet vines is to aerate the soil for faster drainage and fertilize it twice a year. It will also tolerate heat and drought and bounce back after the winter cold. The Immense Charm of Trumpet Vines Trumpet vines are famous for their ability to grow fast, but perhaps more so for the rustic charm of the vine and flowers. The vine is woody and bears dark green, ovate and serrated leaves with a pointed tip. The stems are a slightly lighter hue, creating a lovely tonal effect. The plant takes its name from the trumpet-shaped flowers, a vibrant coral to orange in color. Each flower is reasonably sized, measuring one to three inches across. However, these blossoms are eye-catching because they tend to bloom in clusters of five to seven flowers. These flowery clusters create large splashes of color against the green vines. Plant Campsis radicans if You Love Hummingbirds Due to the long trumpet-shaped blossoms, Campsis radicans attract hummingbirds' attention. Gardeners who create hummingbird gardeners enjoy planting this flowery vine on an arbor or trellis. This inclusion in the garden allows them to contribute to hummingbird health by providing natural nectar instead of constantly refilling feeders. Why do gardeners care so much about these tiny birds? Here's the answer. Hummingbirds are essential plant pollinators because their long beaks can pollinate slender flowers that other birds cannot. Order Your Trumpet Vines From TN Nursery If you want to cover a tall fence or an eyesore with vines or attract busy little hummingbirds, give trumpet vines a try. Order from TN Nursery today.
Indian Pink (Spigelia marilandica) The Indian pink plant, Spigelia marilandica, is a flowering perennial native to eastern North America. It belongs to the Logania family and typically grows in woodland habitats, producing vibrant red tubular flowers with yellow interiors that bloom in early summer.The Indian pink plant can grow up to 2 feet tall and is often used in gardens as a decorative plant due to its bright, showy flowers. The plant does best in well-drained soil and partial to full shade, making it an excellent choice for shady gardens or woodland areas. Indian Pink: TN Nursery customers who adore hummingbirds know how Spigelia marilandica, or Indian Pink, is an underutilized species to attract their winged friends. This native perennial herbaceous flower, which performs beautifully in the warmer USDA growing zones, produces tubular flowers in early summer--the sweet little birds cannot resist them. Besides being a hummingbird attractor, Indian Pink also attracts pollinator insects like butterflies, moths, and bees to help promote a healthier garden ecosystem. Indian Pink originated in the forests of the western Appalachian region but works well across many growing regions. It enjoys shade to partial shade; the species prefers loose, moist soil with good drainage. However, it is also a very resilient species and can tolerate short dry spells--you might need to water it during weeks that lack rainfall. Besides keeping the soil moist and providing shade, Indian Pink is a fuss-free addition to any shady yard. You might also hear gardeners refer to this species by the following names: Pinkroot Wormgrass Woodland pinkroot The Casual Elegance of Indian Pink Indian Pink is a beautiful flowering herb plant with vivid coloring and an upright posture. The plants form in small- to medium-sized attractive clumps. The green-brown deciduous stem grows to between two- to three feet high. The leaves of Indian Pink are dark green and pretty, even after the flowers finish blooming. The leaves are oval and grow in about seven pairs per stem. They grow as large as four inches long, providing a shady respite for small woodland creatures in the summer heat. Indian Pink flowers grow erect and in small clusters of attractive tube-shaped flowers. Each cluster can contain as many as twelve blossoms. The flowers are scarlet to deep red with a bright yellow middle--the contrasting colors create a striking star pattern. Where to Plant Indian Pink Indian Pink is a late-spring to early-summer bloomer. Plant it anyplace you need to punch up the color during June. It works beautifully in a natural garden, shade garden, shaded rock garden, or as a border planting. Order Indian Pink From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery is here to help meet all your perennial garden needs--order from us today