Lobularia Blushing Princess - IN STORE PICK-UP ONLY

SKU: 5986
$4.59

QTY:

Pre-order until April 30th, while quantities last.  Pickup will be between May 10th - May 31st.

4.5" pot

Fragrant flowers and blush lavender color make this plant a fantastic addition to your garden.

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Fragrant Flower
Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary
Attracts: 
Butterflies

Characteristics

Duration: 
 Annual
 
Height Category: 
 Short
 
Garden Height: 
 4 - 8 Inches
 
Trails Up To: 
 36 Inches
 
Spacing: 
 18 - 24 Inches
 
Spread: 
 24 - 36 Inches
 
Flower Colors: 
 Purple
 
Flower Shade: 
 Lavender
 
Foliage Colors: 
 Green
 
Foliage Shade: 
 Green
 
Habit: 
 Trailing
 
Container Role: 
 Spiller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
 Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
 Easy
Bloom Time: 
 Planting To Hard Frost
Hardiness Zones: 
 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
 Average
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
 Average Soil
Uses: 
 Container
 Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Great in both containers and landscapes, although due to water needs when planted in a container it is best to use a large planter.

Maintenance Notes: 

No dead-heading necessary for continuous bloom.

Blushing Princess is cold tolerant and heat tolerant. She is very vigorous so pair her with other vigorous plants.

Blushing Princess is a "heavy drinker" and will prefer evenly moist soil. It will be quick to show drought stress, but should bounce back quickly once re-hydrated. In a hanging basket you should be prepared to water often, maybe more than once a day during warm weather. Plants are easier to keep moist when planted in large planters. Due to her water needs, Blushing Princess is ideal for use in larger planters. In containers an application of continuous release fertilizer at planting is best. To help maximize performance use applications of a well-balanced water-soluble fertilizer (according to package directions) starting in mid-summer.

Blushing Princess will also perform well in the landscape where she will function as an annual, full sun, groundcover.

While plants shouldn't need to be trimmed back, if she is taking over your walkway or is looking less than her best a trim can be administered at anytime. Use a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears as needed.

A yearly application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

To help ensure your satisfaction, Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. offers the following guarantee:

GUARANTEE: Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. agrees to replace once at no charge, any tree, shrub or evergreen purchased at regular retail price, which fails to grow in the first year from date of purchase.

Roses are guaranteed for the duration of the first growing season (from Spring to Fall) from the date of purchase.

Plants purchased on sale are guaranteed to the sale price only.

In no case shall Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. be liable for more than the amount of the original purchase price.

NOT COVERED: The guarantee does not apply to annuals, perennials, above-ground planters, sod, bulbs, seeds, customer plants which have been transplanted or ‘final sale’ items. Roses are not guaranteed over the Winter months.

We do not guarantee against losses due to vandalism, theft, mechanical or chemical injury, animal damage, pest damage, neglect, improper care or severe weather conditions beyond our control.

CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITY: The purchaser agrees to follow proper planting, maintenance, watering frequency and winter protection.

If replacement is necessary, the customer is responsible for presenting the failed plant material and the original purchase invoice.