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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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Quaker Ladies - Houstonia Caerulea
Quaker Ladies are dainty blue four-petaled wildflowers with yellow centers. It has slender 3-8 inch tall stems. Growing in climate zones three through eight, Bluets prefer moist, acidic soil. It spreads quickly and can easily be relocated. They are used for ground cover, softening the look of stones, and attracting pollinators. Bluets Quaker Ladies are fabulous when they are in bloom. They have a small blue flower that appears and is very delicate and elegant in appearance. They bloom from late spring on into the early fall months.
Quaker Ladies is a lovely, diminutive wildflower that boasts four petals, each set directly opposite another
The petals grace the top of a slender stem studded with pairs of tiny leaves, broader at the base. Though primarily found to be various shades of light blue, these small blossoms can also appear in pale pink, lavender or white with a bright yellow center. These sweetly elegant flowers can be found stretching over a broad expanse such as a meadow or in wooded areas. When presented in a wide-sweeping space, these flowers appear as if snow has fallen. Often, they appear in small clusters of blooms next to rocks, logs or ledges.
They bloom in spring and summer. The plants are perennials.There are two forms of this flower which allows for cross-pollination and subsequent fertile seeds which can start new plants. While these bulbs are beautiful carpeting a woodland floor, their use in landscaping a yard is yet more striking. With little work, planted in mounds next to waterfalls or ponds, encircling birdbaths and patios or tucked in between stepping stones or larger plants, the bluets Quaker ladies are an exceptional addition to your yard, creating both drama and whimsy.