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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.
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.
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Morning Glory Vine - Ipomoea Purpurea
Morning Glory Plant are dense, lush vines can grow as long as 12 feet and be twined around just about anything, like a lamppost, mailbox, over a fence, pergola or trellis.
There are more than 1,000 varieties in the family, and other brilliant shades include purple, scarlet, pink, white, yellow and orange. These flowers offer more than just solids, with some featured as striped or bi-colored blooms.
Soil should be acidic, fertile, moist and well-drained to foster excellent growth and health. After an adult plant establishes, then soil condition does not matter as much. When planting, it's advised that the vines space about 12 to 15 inches apart from other plants. In general, the Morning Glory is an annual climbing vine or in the form of a container "spiller" grown from seed planted in growing locations.
The best part is Morning Glory Plant simplicity.
These showy vines grow fastest with regular watering but bloom best when dry. The Morning Glory Vine is considered a self-seeding annual in any zone, which means their seeds will drop and then next season, you will see them popping up around your landscape again. When it comes to fertilizing, it doesn't take much, according to the experts. They advise adding the fertilizer to a newly planted Morning Glory Vine, then only once a month during the growing season. Make sure that it is low in nitrogen and high in phosphorous.
Most would agree that Morning Glory Vine is pretty low maintenance, and pruning is not essential. While some people remove the spent blooms or deadhead them, others do not.
Morning Glory Plant will bloom when it pleases, and each variety is unique. Some vines announce their stunning presence by early summer, and yet, many do not pop with brilliant color until the fall. The wait is worth it, however, when you consider that some Morning Glory Vines produce big flowers which measure about three inches in diameter on lovely heart-shaped green leaves.
The delicate hummingbird is very attracted to the Morning Glory Vine and the sweet nectar contained in its full, colorful, funnel-shaped flowers. When these fantastic vines are planted in a mixed garden variety, they also serve as a beacon to butterflies that flit about, adding an abundance of beauty to an area.
Morning Glory Plant