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1. Choose a spot on your property that receives at least 6 hours of sun per day.
2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth.
3. Mix the Wildflower seeds with sand for better visibility.
4. After spreading the seed, we recommend compressing the seed into the soil.
5. After planting, give the area a good water.
Professionally-designed gardens make it easy to get a beautiful yard.
We first introduced our "Gardens in a Box" over a decade ago and despite our efforts, we sell out every season.
What’s included in a pre-planned garden?
Great plants to solve gardening challenges.
Professionally-designed flower bulb collections that will combine beautifully.
Spring-Planted Flower Bulbs (like Gladiolus & Dahlias) will bloom in summer.
Fall-Planted Flower Bulbs (like Tulips & Daffodils) will bloom in spring.
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This Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden creates a high impact cottage-garden look with masses of beautiful flowering plants. The bold groupings please with color, flower form, and foliage. Late spring to late summer bloom times.
This Cottage Garden is available in two sizes. The large size includes a total of 30 plants, covering an area of 8 ft. x 12 ft. (90 sq. ft); the small size includes 16 plants, covering an area of 8 ft. x 5 ft. (40 sq. ft). Includes premium plants, planting map and care guide.
This garden captures the essence of the cottage style perennial border. Massing the individual perennial species into groups magnifies their impact and creates a bold grouping that pleases with color, flower form, and foliage. Late spring to late summer bloom times. The Pre-Planned Gardens come with a planting diagram, care instructions, and premium plants. Save $30 off the single plant price of $350.70 for the large size. Save $15 off the single plant price of $185.84 for the small size!
The large garden of 30 plants covers approximately 12 ft. x 8 ft. (90 sq ft.) and includes: (3) plants of Caryopteris ‘Dark Knight’, (5) plants each of Achillea Red Velvet, Coreopsis Zagreb, Veronica ‘Royal Candles’, and (6) plants each of Rudbeckia Fulgida Goldsturm, and Echinacea ‘Pow Wow White’.
The standard garden includes a total of 16 plants that covers approximately 5 ft x 8 ft. (40 sq ft.) and includes: (1) plant of Caryopteris ‘Dark Knight’, (3) plants each of Achillea Red Velvet, Coreopsis Zagreb, Veronica ‘Royal Candles’, Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm, and Echinacea ‘Pow Wow White’.
*We reserve the right to substitute a plant with similar attributes.
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from April 23-June 30, warmest zones first.
Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 2-6 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses in Colorado. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring, beginning in late February.
Wildflower Seed & Grass Seed Orders ship within 2-3 days.
Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.
Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.
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Comments about High Country Gardens Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden:
I removed my parkway lawn several years ago and purchased this pre-planned garden as well as the Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden to replace the grass. My garden is well irrigated with drip lines, but many plants have not survived and have been replaced with other varieties purchased from local nurseries. I found that several plants were susceptible to black spot and powdery mildew including the Coreopsis Zagreb, Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm, and Echinacea 'Pow Wow White'. I have attempted to treat the problem with Neem oil, but it requires nearly weekly treatment to keep the mildew away. In the end, i removed the blighted plants and replaced with less susceptible varieties from local stores. After blooming The 'Pow Wow White' turns a dull ivory yellow, which looks unattractive unless cut. The Red Valerian is prolific but also spreads. I find myself weeding dozens of seedlings in the spring, and it has spread to my neighbors gardens now. Overall, i had high hopes for this garden, but three years later i have a 50% survival rate. It's not worth the money when larger, and heartier plants can be purchased locally.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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This is my first preplanned garden purchase and it did not disappoint. Easy to follow planting guide, healthy plants, and no guesswork. I've ordered several more and look forward to planting them this fall.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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The plan to hat was sent with h the Butterfly Garden was helpful and he plants all were in excellent condition upon their arrival. One plant did die but high country sent me something to replace it the following year.
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