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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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Monkey Grass - Liriope muscari. Originating from both Southeast and East Asia, Monkey Grass, or lilyturf as it's known in North America, is not exactly a type of grass or a lily. It is a clump-forming, flowering, herbaceous plant with purple, spike-like blooms. They are easy to care for and often used in landscaping as ground coverage. They are usually 10 to 15 inches in height, 12 to 18 inches in length, and are evergreen. Depending on the type of Monkey Grass, some grow well in the shade while others grow better in the sunshine. Hardiness Zones for Monkey Grass range from 6 to 9.
Monkey grass is one of the best plants for attractive ground cover.
It is hardy, thick, grows well in hot climates, is resilient to pests and is easy to take care of with hardly any maintenance needed. The plant is not only evergreen but also blooms some quite spectacular flowers in the summer followed by thick clumps of berries in the fall. It is popular with gardeners wanting a pretty but tough plant for all areas of the garden, as it grows as well and looks as beautiful in small containers as it does in a large bed.
Monkey grass thrives in areas with shallow soil or where the occasional drought is a problem, although it will also withstand torrential rain.
It makes any troubled area look lush and lovely. The Asian native is spectacularly successful when planted in spots where others will not grow, yet looks lovely when placed alongside other plants and flowers. Monkey Grass is the most decorative grass one can plant to enhance borders, edging of sidewalks and around the edges of flower gardens. It also has a sweeping effect and is dark, lush green in color. This grass is the #1 used in landscaping. It's ornamental and looks dark green and does exceptionally well in most soils and climates. Hardy enough to plant in moisture yet it can also withstand drought and keep its dark emerald green appearance in color.