Under-A-Tree Pre-Planned Garden for Shade

The Under-A-Tree Pre-Planned Garden offers a quick solution to that shady, bare area typically found under a tree. This garden is a collection of two colorful, easy-to-grow groundcovers and a shade-tolerant ornamental grass that will add texture. This garden comes with an expertly designed garden planting map and planting and care instructions, assuring your success. Save $15 off the single plant price of $137.85!

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Per Garden of 15 Plants
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HC017131

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The Under-A-Tree Pre-Planned Garden offers a quick and easy solution for filling in the shady, bare area under a tree with colorful blooms. This garden is a collection of two colorful and easy to grow groundcovers with a shade tolerant, ornamental grass that adds texture, completing the look. This garden comes with an expertly designed map and planting instructions to make this project a breeze! Save $15 off the single plant price of $137.85

Included in this garden are 6 plants each of: Lamium maculatum Orchid Frost and Ajuga reptans Black Scallop and 3 of Festuca Siskiyou Blue.

We reserve the right to substitute a plant with similar attributes. We recommend planting with Yum Yum Mix and Root Stimulator Combo Pack for the best results.

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SKU
HC017131
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Under-A-Tree Pre-Planned Garden for Shade
Botanical Name
Under-A-Tree Garden For Shade
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Shade
Flower Color
Pink
Mature Height
Lamium maculatum Orchid Frost: 4-6" tall; Ajuga reptans Black Scallop: 4-6" tall; Festuca Siskiyou Blue: 15-16" tall;
Mature Spread
Lamium maculatum Orchid Frost: 15-18" wide; Ajuga reptans Black Scallop: 12-15" wide; Festuca Siskiyou Blue: 15" wide;
Bloom Time
Late Spring - Early Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
Average Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Easy to Grow
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Item Package Size
Garden of 15 Plants
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
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 15th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of March 25th, 2019
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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