Mix and match anything from our store to receive the multi-plant discount!
Home of the NO SMALL PLANTS!
We are a bona fide nursery where we grow plants. That means we don’t just pop our plants out of a tray and sell you a liner. Our plants are grown on to a bigger size, many times even to a mature plant!
Humble Hen Farm & Nursery
Height: 21 inches Spread: 10-21 inches
Common Name: Solomon’s Seal
Polygonatum odoratum ‘Ruby Slippers’
We’ve been observing this phenomenal plant in our trial gardens for more than five years, so we’ve got the proof that this shade perennial will be a true performer. It gets its name, ‘Ruby Slippers’, from the bright red, upright and slightly arching stems that are red from base to tip. Solid deep green leaves have silvery undersides. The plants are produced in colonies and will spread in the garden. This is definitely a tough plant for shade. Like the species, white flowers are produced in late spring below the stem, rather than on top. At the leaf axils, blue berries follow and are held on the plant until late fall. Of Japanese origin.
Info: Our plants are grown in 5.25 x 5.25 x 5.25 inch pots and develop large root systems. These are not a small liner but a plant you can put right into your garden. That means you will get a bigger plant right away compared to a starter plant. We guarantee you will get a true to type healthy plant that you will love for years. If you have any problems or questions we are happy to help. During early spring plants may still be breaking dormancy so they may appear smaller than they will be when they fully leaf out. In Fall or Winter the plants may be dormant which means the may be losing or have completely lost their leaves.
Shipping: We do not ship to Hawaii or Alaska due to cost and import restrictions. Plants will be removed from their pots and loose soil removed and the rootball placed in a bag. We are an inspected nursery from the VA Dept of AG.
Photos and cultural info courtesy of Walters Gardens, INC.
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