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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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Geranium is an annual plant that can be grown in Zones 3 to 9.
Plant geraniums after winter’s last frost because they are not cold hardy. In warmer climate areas of North America, they can be grown outside all year long.
Bloom Season- First bloom is generally from April to May. Geranium can be cut back after the first bloom to produce more flowers from early summer into fall.
Bloom Color- Depending on the species, Geranium flowers come in a wide variety of colors. Classic varieties bloom white, pink, red, burgundy, orange, and purple flowers.
Plant height can range from 6 inches to several feet of flowers.
At 4 inches in a pot, transfer geranium to the garden.
With enough space, garden geranium can grow to be 18 inches tall and wide.
When planted in the garden, geranium does well in loose soil with organic matter.Potted plants need plenty of drainage holes to prevent root rot. Soil should not be left soggy.
Sun or Shade- Requires sun with some shade. Geranium does best with morning sun and afternoon shade, but at least 4 to 6 hours of sun. In climates with hot summers, shade is necessary.
Plant Description- The Geranium plant we know today originated in South Africa. In 1786, the plant made its way to North America from France. Geranium is a popular woodland plant with over 300 species. It is known for its bright flowers and lovely fruity scent. It is seen in both hanging plants and along garden borders with dark green leaves and many clusters of 5 petaled flowers. Therefore, expect Geranium plants to flourish well planted in both pots and gardens. Geranium can be taken indoors during winter months when night temperatures fall below 50 degrees to become houseplants.