Native Plant Kit: North - 9 Plants
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- SHIPSBeginning the first week of March, after your last frost date. If you want your plants earlier, (because you’re a risk-taker or have a greenhouse, for example), just email us and we’re happy to accommodate
- ZONEGrows everywhere in the USA (annual, zones 2-11)
- INCLUDES9 plants in 2.5" pots, 3 each of Small Red Canadian Tobacco, Viola Freckles, and Roseanne Brown 1 Lisianthus
Canadian Tobacco, used in rituals by first Nations People throughout North America, will surprise and delight you with its pretty pink blooms. Viola Freckles, native throughout the USA, (and enjoys a bit of cool weather), will love to dwell in the shade of your Roseanne Brown Lisianthus, native to the great plains, and a the essence of Americana, in flower form.
- SUN Full sun, or part shade
- HEIGHT 1-3ft when full grown
- SPACING 6-9" between plants
- CLIMATE Heat tolerant, but prefers gentle warmth
- DEER Deer resistant
- WATER Water regularly
- INDOOR+POTS In ground or outdoors in pots
How to Plant
Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Fill a little bit of the loose dirt back into the hole and tuck your plant in so the base of the stem is even with the top of the hole. Now fill in the rest of the soil around the roots, give the soft ground around the base of your new plant friend a few solid pats to compress the soil onto the roots, and a long, gentle drink of water.
Where to Plant
Find a place that gets a decent amount of sun, in well draining soil.
When to Plant
Avoid the heat of the day when planting — plant in the early morning, late afternoon, or by the light of the moon. Plant outside after your average last frost in the spring.
When to Expect Blooms
All summer long.
Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells. Pick the flowers regularly (Bring the flowers in! Make bouquets! Have fun!) to encourage more blooms. And ask us any questions along the way.
Harvest tobacco leaves when yellow or brown.