Helpful Gardening Tips
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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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How The Least Bluet Wildflower Grows
Least Bluet or Houstonia pusilla is a tiny plant that can be difficult to spot in the wild because it is only 2 to 4 inches in height, or 6 inches maximum height wise. It is native to the United States and can be called tiny bluet, small bluet, or star violet. It is a wildflower that has flowers and a thin stem with branches near the midsection of the plant. There are four solid colored petals, and they are purple-blue or deep violet, or white with a red-purple center and yellow focal point, and face the direction of upwards toward the sky.
Least Bluet are fast-growing and can be found on hillsides and grow throughout the summer when they are in blossom the most.
This plant blooms in March or April and has leaves that are extremely small and straight. There are a total of seven bluets in Missouri, and some are larger than others. These plants include basal leaves and grow in wet meadows, sandy woods, or valleys, and fields in acidic soils. It is safe to pick and handle on your own. It is part of the Rubiaceae family and genus Houstonia under the species pusilla. Least Bluet is annuals that cover the ground and need to be watered regularly. They should be set 3 to 6 inches apart and gather complete sun exposure.
Least Bluet blooming time is early or late spring or summer, and the soil pH requirements are 5.0-6.5 pH.
It can become an invasive plant among others and seen as a weed, therefore. They can be found on ledges and in between stones and spotted when the grass has been clipped or cut. They will all be the same kind of flower and the same size. They are fast-growing and can be found on hillsides and grow throughout the summer when they are in blossom the most. They are supposed to give a feeling of peace and tranquility.
Least Bluet Ships a Bare Root