Camellia season is here and we have added several new and even a few exclusive Camellias to our inventory for the winter of 2017-2018. Shown to the left beginning at the top and then in clockwise order are: Irrational Exuberance, Alba Plena, Smokey Dawn (an Almost Eden exclusive introduction), October Magic® Bride Sasanqua, October Magic® Dawn Sasanqua, October Magic® Ivory, Stephen's Garden, Rose Perfect, October Magic® Orchid Sasanqua, and Bob Hope. We provide many more details about these in our Winter 2017 newsletter. The large flowerd Japonica Camellias and the smaller flowered and versatile Sasanqua Camellias make excellent, low maintenance, evergreen shrubs, hedges, and even screens for the garden, landscape, and you can even enjoy these beauties in containers. To see our full line of Camellias and Sasanquas check out their category in our online store. To learn more about proper planting techniques and growing requirements please see our Camellia and Sasanqua Growing Guide and our Planting New Plants from Containers Growing Guide. Remember that winter and spring are excellent times to add these hardy shrubs to the landscape along with fully hardy perennials, trees, shrubs, and vines. To learn more see our Growing Guides page.
For any item that we show to be out of stock, feel free to register and log into the website and click the "Email me when ready" link below our "out of stock" message so that you can be first in line when that plant does become available. As soon as we add that item back into the inventory our system will send you a one-time notification letting you know that the plant is again available for purchase.
At Almost Eden we specialize in beautiful, unusual and hard to find plants including a large variety of native plants. Our stock encompasses over 1000 varieties/species, spanning 100 different plant families for your home and garden. Our plants are live, growing and well-rooted plants often flowering or large enough to begin flowering when they are shipped with the soil and container intact. We have an excellent selection of plants for pollinators including plants for hummingbird gardens, butterfly gardens, plants that attract a variety of native bees as well as honey bees and even plants for hummingbird moths. We offer unusual and hard to find tropicals like the old fashioned types of free flowering Chinese Hibiscus, the intensely fragrant Night Blooming Jasmine, the true Jasmines and Night Blooming Cereus, as well as a variety of fragrant Angel's Trumpets and Epiphyllums (Orchid Cacti). Each year we add more and more perennials from the tried and true heirlooms, to the easy to grow natives to some of the hottest new varieties out there! We grow a variety of shrubs including a large selection of Camellias as well as deciduous Azaleas, Hydrangeas, Butterfly Bushes and many more unusual and hard to find varieties. Vines include a selection of beautiful and intriguing Passion Flowers, Pipevines, Firecracker Vines, Coral Vines in 3 colors, Coral Honeysuckles, Climbing Roses and even Clematis. Trees include many native species but our Crybaby Trees may be the most popular item on that list! John has a huge collection of figs and each year he works diligently to offer ever more varieties so check back often to see what's available.
USEFUL WEBSITE FEATURES
Out of Stock Products: The plants that we currently have listed in our online catalog are all plants that we intend to offer in the 2017 season. There may be a few rare exceptions that remain on here for information purposes but we are working toward making those available in the coming seasons. To be notified, when an out of stock product becomes available again, go to the plant's individual product page by clicking the "Details & Growing Info" link OR by clicking on the plant's image in our online catalog. Just click the 'Email me when ready' link below the 'Out of Stock' notice and our system will send you a one-time automatic email letting you know the product is available. You do need to be registered and signed in for this feature to work. This action does not add you to any other mailing lists. We do not share, sell or otherwise give out our customer's information nor will we send you loads of SPAM. You can sign up to join our periodic newsletter by clicking here.
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Shipping: We understand what healthy quality plants should look like and our specially designed packaging system will get them from our greenhouse to your doorstep looking as though they were just plucked from the nursery. We ensure that your plants are secured safely in their soil and container. Our specially designed shipping and packaging system will get your plants to you quickly, carefully and easily via the US Postal Service Priority Mail to anywhere in the US. We will send an email stating when your order will ship and confirming the order information for verification. Please be sure to check your Spam or Junk mail if you don't hear from us within a day or two from when you placed your order. Orders are normally shipped on the first Monday and Tuesday (excluding holidays) of each week to ensure that your plants do not spend the weekend at the post office. Be sure to get your order and payment in by Friday midnight for it to ship out the following Monday. See our Shipping info for more details.
Tracking: We have recently upgraded our packaging system so that your shipping address is verified with the USPS prior to shipping and each package is automatically assigned a tracking number. The instant we print your shipping label you are immediately sent an email that includes your tracking number and a link to the USPS website where you can track your package until it arrives safely at your doorstep. We believe this will help to ensure that your plants get to you in a timely manner and in good condition.
Almost Eden has again proudly been selected by its customers as one of the Garden Watchdog Top 30 Mail Order Nurseries and we were selected as a Top 5 Company for Tropicals and Tender Perennials for 2016 as well. We can only respond by expressing our gratitude to our loyal and friendly customer base, typical plant people:). Click here to learn more about what they are saying about us on the Garden Watchdog.
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