Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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These plants were severely misrepresented in pictures and in write ups. For $175 or so, i essentially got a few solo cups with a small branch hanging out of them. Ridiculous. The picture is after a month and a half of growth.
Hello! We're sorry to hear that you are unhappy with your order. Our website clearly mentions that we ship young plants, and you did order quart sized plants. You can read more about our plant sizes here: https://www.greatgardenplants.com/pages/sizes
When transplanting young plants from a nursery pot to a garden, the plant allocates more energy to root development instead of shoot development (above ground). It's important for them to develop a robust root system so they can actually absorb the nutrients and water in the soil around them. Then after their root system is more developed they'll invest in their shoots and flower development. They generally spend their first year growing roots in their new home, the second year they have more energy to put into growth, and the third year, they are growing and flowering vigorously. This applies to plants in the garden center as well as plants you purchase online. We hope this helps.
If you'd like to speak to someone in our customer service team you can do so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, making sure to put your order number and name in the subject line so that we may provide the best assistance possible. https://www.greatgardenplants.com/pages/our-guarantee
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