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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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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.
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Carex Lurida- Lurid Sedge Is A Hardy Perennial tufts of tightly clustered stems from the plant's rhizomes. The arching leaves atop the stems have a channel that runs its entire length, making it easier to distinguish it from other similar sedges.
The appearance of the Carex Lurida- Lurid Sedge
Carex Lurida- Lurid Sedge blooms match the yellowish-green color of the plant until the seed head appears which is tan in color. They are elongated and covered in multiple bristles. People often liken the flowers of Carex lurida to the fruits of the Liquidambar styraciflua (American Sugargum) tree. The flowers appear between June and August. Carex Lurida- Lurid Sedge is found in sedge meadows, swamps, bordering marshes, seeps, lakes, and ponds. They are often used for soil retention and wetland restoration as they can tolerate a variety of soils as well as seasonal floodings.
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Planting & Hardiness Of Carex Lurida- Lurid Sedge
Carex Lurida- Lurid Sedge prefer soils with a pH of 4.9 to 6.8. They thrive in USDA growing zones 2-9 and requires full to partial sun. At full maturity, Carex lurida reaches approximately three feet tall and up to 2 feet wide. When planting, allow for one foot of space between each plant. This species is resistant to a variety of pests and animals. It is also known to attract a variety of birds, moths, and butterflies; including Sedge Wrens and Eyed Brown butterflies. This sedge has multiple common names. It is often called lurid sedge due to its stunning yellowish-green color of the foliage and seed bristles. Others refer to it as sallow sedge, again referencing its yellow-ish green tone.
Shallow sedge is another frequently referenced common name for this sedge, likely referencing the species' ability to thrive in shallow waters.Carex Lurida- Lurid Sedge.
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Lurid Sedge is a plant that enjoys being near water sources. It can sometimes grow and thrive in shallow areas of water, such as creeks or streams. Muddy areas are also an environment where the plant can grow well. The leaves on the plant have a narrow design. Although they appear green from a distance, there are yellow striations on the leaves that can make the plant appear brighter in the sunlight. Leaves on the plant grow to about 10 inches in length, with the plant itself grows to about two feet in height as it often grows close to the ground. Once the leaves begin growing, you'll notice small brown spikes on the leaves. These dispersed so that the plant can take root and grow in other areas.
You'll typically see the plant in the southern areas of Canada and northern regions of the United States. However, it has been seen as far south as Texas. Zones 2 to 9 are usually the best areas where the Lurid Sedge grows. This plant thrives in soil that stays moist but with low acidity levels — used as a shading plant for smaller flowers that grow in the wild or that are in gardens.