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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|
The Pink Spiraea Bush, also known as meadow sweet, is a gorgeous addition to any garden.
It requires very little maintenance, which makes it popular with new and expert gardeners alike. The spring-blooming Spiraea Bush is a deciduous shrub that blooms delicate, snow-white flowers that cover its curved branches entirely. The branches' icicle shape, when covered in spring's white clusters, almost look snow-covered, offering a unique addition to any outdoor area. Summer-blooming varieties are just as beautiful with their red and pink flowers. Spiraea Bushes will grow up to 6 feet tall and can be used as a hedge or border, or just as a gorgeous centerpiece.
Just like the name says Pink Spiraea has beautiful little pink flowers that cascade throughout the bush and are just lovely when placed around a canopy gazebo in a garden.
There are different variations of the pink spirea with some of them offering a splash of little white flowers mixed in although all variations have delicate foliage. It has been stated time and time again that in all actuality the pink spirea offers some of the most visually appealing flowers that any spirea shrubs have to offer. Blooming in late spring to early summer the pink spirea can bring life and beauty to your landscape long after the first spring bloomers have flourished.
Pink Spirea makes a great border plant as it has very colorful blooms.
It has lovely white and pink flowers. It does have other color ranges, they begin as a soft pink and then change to a vibrant gold color in the fall. This plant requires a bit of pruning due to its extremely heavy blossoms. The flowers will weigh down its branches, so it needs to be well kept. Blooming in late spring to early summer the pink spirea can bring life and beauty to your landscape long after the first spring bloomers have blossomed. A homeowner will want to make sure that they can prune this plant when the seasons are right otherwise they run the risk of long-term damage or even death of the plant.
We will weigh down its branches, so it needs to be well kept. Blooming in late spring to early summer the pink spirea can bring life and beauty to your landscape long after the first spring bloomers have blossomed.
Zones 5 to 9 are ideal for growing these pink beauties with the delicate green foliage. The Pink Spirea grow best in full sun for the most abundant and most colorful blooms. When planting, be sure to give them breathing room, because their spreads can vary, depending on the variety chosen. Larger bushes can grow up to six feet wide. These shrubs also like a moist well-drained soil but not over-watered, because the plant obtains what it needs from its natural environment.
Fertilizing the Pink Spirea is fine, as long as it is done sparingly. Sprinkling all-purpose fertilizer granules around the base once a year is sufficient and will maintain the shrub's health and lushness.
In general, the Pink Spirea is easy to maintain with its adorable cascading flowers making their appearance in spring and summer. Most varieties can be pruned after flowering. This will ensure keeping their proper shape, as well as reducing the plant's height. The Pink Spirea is so tough, the bush can be aggressively pruned and will still keep growing and blooming again. Broken, dead or diseased branches can be removed at any time.