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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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Bearded Iris is a perennial flowering plant valued for its large variety of stunning colors.
Most commonly seen blooms are white, blue, lavender, violet, yellow and red; The Bearded Iris gets its name from the soft hairs that grow in the center of the flower. The stalk is green with a couple of pointed green leaves that point upward to show off the beautiful blooms. Each bloom has an upper and downward set of ruffled petals, with a small fuzzy clump of soft hairs amid the leaves. Its foliage is riotously colorful by nature, proudly standing out as a focal point in the garden. It has a sweet scent and is lovely when presented as a cut flower.
The Bearded Iris is easy to care for and does not require a lot of maintenance.
Here are some tips that will encourage this beautiful flower to provide many years of enjoyment. Ideally, this flowering perennial should be planted in late summer with fertilizer. The Bearded Iris is a heavy feeder. Fertilizer should be given when new growth appears in the spring, again after blooms appear and last in the fall for a total of three times a year. Growth rate starts over each year, and the plant grows to about two feet in height. This flowering plant is a perennial whose active growth period is in the spring to summer season.
The Bearded Iris needs a lot of sunlight to perform well.
It will produce the most blooms when planted in areas that have full sunlight throughout the day. Sunshine during part of the day will allow for the production of a smaller amount of flowers. Full shade is not recommended. Well-drained soil conditions are the key to maintaining good health. Its water needs are mild to moderate in nature. This Iris should not be rooted in an area with perpetually wet soil as it will cause the roots to rot and die. The beauty of the Bearded Iris adds an enviable elegance to gardens and landscaping. Practical uses include being included to make perfume and aromatherapy. Gardeners who battle nature find this plant particularly useful as it is resistant to deer and rabbits.
Bearded Iris Ships as Bare Root