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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.
|Ships November through April|
Pink Spirea - Spiraea Japonica
Pink Spirea Shrub, also known as Spirea Japonica a pink blooming upright deciduous shrub that was introduced to Europe from Japan in the year 1870. The leaves of the bush are lance-shaped or oval, pointed and coarsely toothed. The plant has flat clusters of pink flowers.
The Pink Spirea shrub grows to a height of eight feet. The hardy planting zone for the plant is three to eight. The plant thrives in moist loamy soil, and it should be planted in a location with full sunlight. The shrub is covered with flowers during summer. The Pink Spirea is usually planted in hedges, banks, near water gardens and walkways, porches or patios. Pruning in spring is needed to keep the bush tidy and encourage flowering in summer.
Pink Spirea Shrub is a show stopping deciduous shrub in partial to full sun for a beautiful display of bright pink summer flowers surrounded by thick green foliage
Growing up to eight feet tall and six feet wide, it is hardy in Zones 4-9. Fast-growing spirea does best in well-drained, moist soil, and is easy to maintain. Spirea resists deer and is attractive for ornamental landscape use. Pink Spirea Shrub has been used for more than 300 years in a variety of gardening and landscaping applications throughout the country. Native to states in the Northern Hemisphere, the pink spirea is one of more than 70 different species and multiple varieties in the spirea shrub family. Also known as meadowsweet, this ornamental plant features beautiful, bright pink flowers and lovely, thick foliage, which grows densely and works well in many landscape applications. The pink spirea can grow significantly taller in ideal growing conditions. Small, pink flowers with flatter tops measure up to six inches across. These beautiful summer blooms last for several weeks, which makes this shrub particularly attractive for ornamental landscape use. New plants do best when they are planted in the spring or the fall. Typically blooming in late spring, the pink spirea enjoys partial to full sun and plenty of organic material. The pink spirea does best in well-drained, moist soil, and has average water needs. However, this hardy plant can also tolerate more deficient soils and inner-city locations. Extraordinarily wet or boggy conditions are not tolerated well. Easy to maintain, this plant needed to be fertilized in the spring and pruned once flowering is complete. Gardeners may want to thin older stems regularly by trimming them automatically to the ground level. The bush is excellent at resisting deer. Gardeners use this variety as a border plant, part of a natural screen, as a hedge, part of a mass planting or as a foundation landscape shrub.