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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.
|Ships November through April|
Red-Osier Dogwood thrives Hardiness Zones 3-9
Bloom Seasons & Colors
This large, fast-growing shrub produces clusters of small white flowers with 4-petals during late spring through late summer (mid-May to late August).
Red-Osier Dogwood puts on a beautiful display of small white to light-blue berries against a backdrop of white flowers and bright green foliage from mid-summer to early fall (July to September).
Fall foliage is an attractive bright red to purple at peak season.
Over winter, stems from young shoots turn the characteristic bright red stems that make this a prized plant for winter gardens.
Height at Maturity
Red-Osier Dogwood grows 3-9 feet high and 9-15 feet wide depending on location and pruning techniques.
Preferred Soil Type
This hardy shrub prefers moist, well-drained soil but is tolerant of alkaline, clay soils as well as the occasional drought or flood.
Preferred Lighting Conditions
To Enjoy the most robust blooms, Red-Osier should be allowed full sun, but this shrub will still thrive in partial shade.
Red-Osier is a large pollinator and wildlife-friendly shrub that is perfect for freshwater shorelines, as a decorative “fence” with a backdrop of evergreens, or as a border of natural and manicured gardens alike!
During the late-spring through late-summer, the Red-Osier produces small clusters of umbrella-like, delicate, white flowers with 4-5 petals.
Late summer through fall, this shrub develops small, white, and light-blue berries.
Over winter months, the young green stems from spring turn a stunning shade of red that makes for one of the most stunning backdrops for a winter garden landscape.
Red-Osier Dogwood grows well throughout most of the United States and is one of the most popular additions to natural, pollinator-friendly, and landscaped gardens. This versatile shrub provides year-round food and shelter to many birds, butterflies, bees, small mammals. Red-Osier is popular with naturalists, bird watchers, and people who practice primitive skills.