Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden

Attract birds and pollinators with ease by planting the beautiful Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden. Colorful flowers bloom late spring through fall, and flowering shrubs and ornamental grasses provide year-round interest, nesting material, and shelter for birds. Berries, seeds, and insects offer three important food sources for birds and their young. One garden of 15 plants covers 84 sq ft. This Pre-Planned Garden comes with a garden layout map to make planting easy.
Zones5 - 8
Advantages
bee-friendly
Bee Friendly
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Attract Butterflies
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Attract Hummingbirds
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Attract Birds
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Deer Resistant
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Rabbit Resistant
Light Requirements
full-sun
Full Sun
Water Tolerance
Low-Water
Mature Height 5-7' tall
Mature Spread84 sq. ft (7 ft x 12 ft)
Bloom TimeLate spring through fall
Shipping DetailsShipping begins the week of February 20th, 2023 Learn More…
Item Package SizeGarden of 15 Plants
SKUHC017105

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Exclusive to High Country Gardens, our Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden was created by renowned garden designer Lauren Springer, in partnership with Plant Select® and Habitat Hero, a program of Audubon Rockies. Designed specifically for the Rockies, but well-suited for many climates, the garden includes a majority of North American native perennials with pollinator-friendly Old World perennials for a resilient, wildlife-friendly garden. Winner of the 2014 Green Thumb Award.


The Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden covers 84 sq. ft (7 ft x 12 ft). It includes a garden map, care and planting instructions, and 15 plants:


Note: This garden will grow in zone 5b as well as USDA zones 6-8.

Plants are subject to change due to availability. Any substitutions will feature plants with similar attributes suitable to the garden design. Not all plants will be in bloom at the same time, as may be depicted in the artist’s rendering.

More Information
SKUHC017105
Item Package Size
Garden of 15 Plants
Common Name
Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink, Red, Orange, Yellow, Purple, White, Wheat
Mature Height
5-7' tall
Mature Spread
84 sq. ft (7 ft x 12 ft)
Bloom Time
Late spring through fall
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Waterwise
Advantages
Bee Friendly, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Awards
Green Thumb
Special Groups
High Country Gardens Exclusive
Ideal Region
West, Western Only, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides
Planting and Caring for Pre-Planned Gardens & Collections

Soil Preparation: Remember that proper soil preparation is the key to healthy, vigorous blooming perennials. Use Yum Yum Mix and a high quality compost at recommended rates to prepare the soil. Inoculate the plant roots with Plant Success mycorrhizal inoculant. Planting: Plant according to the mature size of the plant. Don’t be tempted to put the plants too close based on their size in the pots. They’ll need the space to grow and fill in the expected area.

Fertilizing: Once annually in mid-fall, after plants begin to go dormant. Use Yum Yum Mix or Yum Yum Mix Winterizer at recommended rates to improve the soil and provide essential plant nutrients.Use it with high quality compost, mix half and half by volume and spread on top of the soil. Scratch it in lightly and water thoroughly. It is also beneficial to treat the plant roots with Plant Success® mycorrhizal root inoculant if you didn’t do so at planting time. (Inoculation only needs to be done once.)

Mulching: In arid climates mulching is very beneficial. Coarse textured composts, shredded leaves, pine needles and composted bark are all excellent mulch materials. Apply to a depth of 1-2 inches. Replenish annually (or as needed).


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 15th, 2023
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 15th, 2023
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 15th, 2023
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 24th, 2023
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 10th, 2023
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of March 20th, 2023
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of February 27th, 2023
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of February 20th, 2023
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of February 20th, 2023

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment and all items are shipping to the same address, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (800) 925-9387 or contact us by email.

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