My Soil Is Like A Beach Collection

If you have a sandy landscape where most flowers seem to wither, these long-blooming perennials and ornamental grasses will solve your gardening challenge. The flowering perennials are long-blooming and good at re-seeding themselves to cover even more sandy areas. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). A collection of nine plants (three each of three varieties). Save $10 off the single plant price of 83.91!
Regular Price $73.91 Sale $66.51
Per Collection of 9
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HC017129

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Save $10 off the single plant price of 83.91!These perennials were chosen to thrive in the sandy soils that seem to kill most other plants. The flowering perennials are long-blooming and good at re-seeding themselves to cover even more sandy areas.

Try several of our favorite sand-loving varieties in this newly offered My Soil Is Like A Beach Collection. It includes three of each variety: Linum perenne Appar, Nassella (Stipa) tenuissima and Phemeranthus calycinum (Talinum) Judith's Favorite.

*Does not include planting map

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SKU
HC017129
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
My Soil Is Like A Beach Collection
Botanical Name
My Soil Is Like A Beach Collection
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink
Mature Height
Linum perenne Appar: 18" tall; Nassella (Stipa) tenuissima: 18" tall; Phemeranthus calycinum (Talinum) Judith's Favorite: 10-12" tall
Mature Spread
Linum perenne Appar: 18" wide; Nassella (Stipa) tenuissima: 12" wide; Phemeranthus calycinum (Talinum) Judith's Favorite: 15-18" wide
Bloom Time
Early - Mid Summer, Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall
Bloom Time
Early to late summer.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Winter Interest, Low Maintenance
Ideal Region
West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Item Package Size
Collection of 9
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 grow quickly and cover the space shown in the planting map. (Maps included only with Pre-Planned Gardens, not Collections.)

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 20th, 2019
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Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 29th, 2019
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Zone 8Shipping begins the week of March 4th, 2019
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of February 25th, 2019
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of February 25th, 2019
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