They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.
The shipping was fast and the packaging was great.
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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.
Painted Trillium - Trillium Undulatum is a very slow growing perennial
Flower Form: The Painted Trillium - Trillium Undulatum is an endangered plant is most areas. The Painted Trillium is slow to reach blooming size. It could take up to 15 years in some cases. Also if the flower is picked, this perennial goes into shock and could easily be another seven years before it flowers again. The advantage to this plant, however, is that it can live up to 70 years.
Painted Trillium loves mostly shade
Common Name: Painted Trillium
Sun Exposure: partial sun to full shade
Hardiness Zones: USDA zones 4-7
Mature Height: 8” to 18” tall
Spread: 12” wide
Spacing: 2 feet
Growth Rate: Perennial, slow growing
Flowering Time: Early to late spring
How Long It Flowers: 3-4 weeks
Painted Trillium has white petals with a touch of pink or purple at the base
The painted trillium consists of three large leaves. The blue-green leaves are about 2 to 4 inches long. From the leaves is a thin arching stock where the single flower blooms. The three petals of the flower have a wavy edge. At the base of the flower, is an upside down v that is a pink to purple. In the fall a seed producing red berry appears. The leaves are edible, but the berry and root are not.
The Painted Trillium seeds are beautiful to ants, and they help to spread this wildflower. They take the seed back to their nest and eat the fleshy meat. When they are finished with the seed, they dispose of it in another part of their nest. It is in this space that the seed is protected and able to germinate and grow.
This perennial likes moist soil but not wet. Painted Trillium proliferates in rotted logs and trees in the forest. People use this plant for borders and ground cover for shady areas.