Helpful Gardening Tips
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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
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 provides 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 receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Hardy Planting Zone
The beautiful Lily of the Valley thrives in many kinds of climates.
Those who want to plant it find it does best in zones 3 through 9.
One of the most delightful things about the Lily of the Valley is that it has a relatively long bloom season. Gardeners can expect to see it start to bloom early in the spring for about three to four weeks. This period starts later and extends longer for those who live in more northerly climates.
The standard Lily of the Valley color is a soft white. It's a more off white with hints of darker shades. However, some versions have a hint of pink while others are completely pink. The Rosea variant comes in either a hint of purple or entirely mauve.
Height at Maturity
A Lily of the Valley bush typically grows to about a foot in height.
Soil Type Preferred
This is one flower that likes rich soil with plenty of nutrients. It's also a flower that prefers lots of moisture to grow to its full height and show off those attractive blooms.
Sun or Shade
When planting a Lily of the Valley bush, look for spaces that have at least partial shade. The plant doesn't do well in full sun. This is a good choice in the ground cover next to a full-grown tree. Dappled sunlight will help it thrive and add beauty to any yard.
A Lily of the Valley isn't even a lily. It's a member of the asparagus plant family.
This is one person like in many parts of the world. The small leaves surround delicate flowers with an understated scent. Gardeners appreciate the plant because it is a relatively hardy plant that can thrive under varied types of conditions. Begin planting in early spring and watch flowers bloom a short time later.