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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|
Red Weigelia Shrub - Weigela florida
Red Weigelia Shrub is a deciduous shrub. Red Weigelia Shrub, one of a large family of shrubs native to East Asia, is prized for its intensely scarlet, trumpet-shaped blooms. The Red Weigelia Shrub flowers make the weigela an excellent shrub for attracting hummingbirds. When the bushes are planted together, they make a uniquely beautiful hedge. Red Weigelia Shrub also lovely planted in groups or as part of a border. It should be planted in an area where it gets full sun for the best flowers and foliage, though it can stand a little bit of shade. Red Weigelia Shrub should have a medium amount of water, which for this plant means a deep and thorough watering once a week.
Red Weigelia Shrub may need more if it’s planted in a hot, dry area or in a place where the soil drains quickly.
Though the best land for a Red Weigelia Shrub is well-drained soil, it can tolerate soil that’s heavy and clayey. The Red Weigelia Shrub is a moderately fast-growing shrub and does not need that much maintenance, though it needs to be protected from cold winds that blow in from the north. Red Weigelia Shrub only needs to be fertilized once in early spring before the flowers bloom. The Red Weigelia Shrub should be pruned right after the flowers fade. The Red Weigelia Shrub flowers appear from April to June. Some bushes have a late flowering in late summer or early fall. One of the attributes that make gardeners love the red weigela is that its flowers retain their fiery red throughout the season and do not fade. The 4 1/2 inch long leaves are oval in shape and medium green.
Another reason why the Red Weigela Shrub is popular is that it is somewhat pest and disease resistant.
Red Weigelia Shrub