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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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Blazing Star Plant attracts butterflies, bees, and birds.
The Loveliest Flower
The plant is a part of the daisy family and is characterized by a long stem that boasts hundreds of tiny purple flowers. It is a perennial—the flower blooms in late Spring and early Summertime. The plant usually grows up to 5 ft. tall.
Its leaves are grass-like and grow in bunches. The flowers attract butterflies, bees, and even birds; Some varieties come in white flowers rather than purple flowers. The stems are thick and dark green. It can reach up 2 ft. wide.
Blazing Star grows in zones 3 through 9
Cultivating the plant is relatively simple, as it is native to the United States. It grows well in USDA hardiness zones 3-9. It should be grown in full sun or partial shade. Your results will be a hundred times better if you plant it in full sun rather than the partial sun. You don't need the finest of soil to grow this plant.
The plant is known for growing in any soil as long as it drains moisture well. Avoid adding compost to the soil. This plant needs arid and well-draining soil.
The primary use of this plant is that it provides vibrant blossoms and flowers in a time of Summer when every other type of plant has wilted away. While all of your flowers will have already bloomed and passed, this plant will be in its prime with bright purple glory.
You can use this plant as a privacy barrier, planting many of them in a line. They grow pretty tall so that they can provide privacy from outsiders. They can form a wall to insulate your garden.
You should plant this plant as the centerpiece of a garden, too, because its blooms are outstanding in appearance. You can also plant it underneath a tree whose foliage is not too thick. That is because you don't want the foliage to block out the sun for the plant.