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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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Fire Pink Plant - Silene Virginica is a hard to miss flower making your garden stand out
Fire Pink Plant is a flower unique to the United States. One can find it in many regions of the U.S.A. from the east to the west and the south. The name fits with its stunning, eye-catching red or pink color. The Latin name is Silene Virginica meaning "of Virginia" and belongs to the Pink or Carnation family (scientifically called Caryophyllaceae meaning catchfly). This flashy vegetation is classified as a herbaceous perennial, which means that its lifetime is around two to three years long (although this particular plant is said to have a relatively short life expectancy).
Overall the Fire Pink Plant fits it's title perfectly and is a show stopper.
Other characteristics of the Fire Pink Plant include its stem that reaches anywhere from twelve to twenty inches long. This stem is made of a sticky material, and each flower has five petals. Growing wild in woodland and rocky terrain one will most likely see a group of these flowers growing together. For planting and gardening purposes, the best zone to plant Fire Pink Plants in is zone 4 through zone 8. Soil should be medium to dry, well-drained (preferring gravel and sandy soils) and needs to be put either partly in the sun or fully exposed to the sun.
The bright, loud, velvet red shade petals make this flower unique and a great addition to any garden or home.
The full height on average is one foot to one and a half feet tall. The bloom period is usually in the spring, but they can also sprout in the summer. This will be anywhere between April and August. Regarding landscaping, this flower is exquisite in looks and also attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Even in the wild, it's hard to miss this flower, and it can quickly adapt to different surroundings with the right soil and care.
Fire Pink Plant Ships as Bare Root