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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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Aster Novi-Belgii- New York Aster
Aster Novi-Belgii- New York Aster, commonly referred to as a New York Aster, is a native wetlands plant. This flower is ideal for the USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4 through 8, which encompass most areas of the contiguous United States. It requires soil that is loamy and wet or moist to grow. With the seeds typically sown in the spring and the seedlings planted in the summer, the New York Aster grows at a medium rate and reaches its mature size of 36 to 60 inches tall and 36 inches wide in the late summer or fall. The flowers are occasionally referred to as Michaelmas daisies, as they typically bloom around St. Michaels day in late September.
New York Aster
A native to wetlands, the New York Aster grows best in open meadows, moist thickets, or lightly shaded woodlands, as it requires full sun in addition to moist soil. It also needs sufficient room to grow, as it spreads through rhizomes. The plant's roots grow horizontally through the soil and can produce shoots and root systems of a new Aster plant.
New York Aster is resistant to deer and rabbits and attracts butterflies, birds, beetles, flies, and moths.
The New York Aster is also a bee-friendly plant and provides pollen and nectar for the insects. Broken stems and leaves from the plant can leak sap that can be an irritant for people with sensitive skin. Blooming in a deep purple hue, the New York Aster is an upright perennial that has petals similar in appearance to a daisy, with the red or golden disc flower at the center.
new York Aster grow in clusters, with each flower producing between 15 and 25 ray flowers.
The foliage of the New York Aster is green, with lance-shaped leaves that are narrow and smooth and clasp the stem. Aster Novi-Belgii- New York Aster