Helpful Gardening Tips
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
Spring Beauty is unique in and of itself.
Spring Beauty has one unique and distinguishing feature of this plant: the leaves and the actual flowers.
While the flowers consist of white or pink petals and reflect UV light, the leaves grow off the stock and measure roughly 3 feet tall. Another great indicator is the spring beauty plant's 5-foot-tall height. Scientifically speaking, the plant is considered to be a herbaceous perennial.
The following are some more fun facts about the spring beauty plant.
This particular plant is seasonal and typically grows between March and May, depending on the weather. Its flowers will be in bloom for no longer than three days. However, the five smaller parts of the flower are only in bloom for one day. The flowers typically grow off the stem, while the leaves can best be described as slender in addition to their massive length.
This plant has a wide range of where it can grow. However, the primary location(s) I can be found in regarding climate ranges between East Ontario and the eastern parts of North America. That said, while it prefers to grow in the forest, it has also been known to grow in residential and commercial lawns alike and along the roads, in city parks, and many other public spaces. It can also be typically found among bluffs, wetlands, and ravines.
Spring Beauty has a couple of Valuable Options To Choose From When Considering This Perennial.
Spring beauty's medicinal purposes can treat a child dealing with convulsions by crushing the plant roots into powder. Furthermore, it was believed by many that eating the raw root would prevent a woman from conceiving.
Other typical uses made the plant edible in many forms. First, the roots could be eaten raw or cooked, much like potatoes. Secondly, the leaves could be cooked in saltwater.