We have added over 120 new plants for 2016! Including cool natives like the Laceleaf Coneflower, Little Goldstar Black Eyed Susan, Little Henry Sweet Coneflower, along with a host of other durable native perennials for the garden. Have you ever seen a blue flowered Milkweed? If not then check out Tweedia, a hardy perennial into zone 8 that flowers throughout the growing season. We've also added some cool perennials like Blue Velvet Agapanthus, Red Rocks Penstemon, and Blue Boa Agastache along with a host of exciting new trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennials for 2016 and you can see them all in our 2016 New Plants category!
Our 2016 Summer Sale has just begun and we have marked down over 100 plants including our Lantanas just as the pollinator populations are getting ready to peak. These heat and sun loving perennials produce continuous waves of colorful nectar rich flowers from late spring and into fall attracting all manner of butterflies, bees, and even hummingbirds. You can enjoy them in the garden as well as up close in containers and they revel in the heat and sun of summer. New Gold, Red Spread, Silver Mound, Red Butler, Dallas Red, and the Bandana series Lantanas are nearly sterile and so spend all of their energy on flower production instead of seed and fruit production. Lantana make for low maintenance reliable perennials in zone 8 with the hardy Miss Huff, Chapel Hill Yellow, and Chapel Hill Gold pushing those boundaries well into zone 7. Give these flower making machines a whirl and your thirsty pollinators will be sure to thank you!
At Almost Eden we specialize in beautiful, unusual, and hard to find plants including a 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, 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. From unusual and hard to find tropicals like the old fashioned types of free flowering Chinese Hibiscus to the fragrant Night Blooming Jasmine, true Jasmines, and Night Blooming Cereus as well as a variety of fragrant Angel's Trumpets and Epiphyllums or Orchid Cacti. Each year we add more and more perennials it seems 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 2016 season. There may be a few rare exceptions that remain on here for information purposes but we are working toward making those available as 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, either one will take you there. 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 that product is available. You do need to be registered and signed in for this feature to work. This does not add you to any other mailing lists and 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.
Ratings: Feel free to rate plants you have experience growing on our website to provide useful and insightful information to your fellow gardeners.
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 in our specially designed shipping and packaging system that will get your plants to you quickly, carefully, and easily via the US Postal Service Priority Mail service 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 at 6PM for it to ship out the following Monday. See our Shipping info for more.
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 2014 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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