PREBOOK FOR MOTHER'S DAY - AVAILABLE STARTING 4/24 These planters are made up of a mix of annual plants. The grower planted up different assortments of the annual plants to make each planter slightly different from the next!
If keeping your Mum plant indoors, give it bright indirect light throughout the whole day. If you put your Mum outdoors make sure it gets about five hours of bright light in the morning and then shade in the afternoon. Water when the top 1" of soil becomes dry. While it is blooming keep in 70-75 degree temperatures. To keep fresh, before selling, put your Mums in the floral cooler. This will keep the blooms tight, longer, so your customer will enjoy a longer bloom time. As the blooms die, remove the spent blooms to encurage more blooming!
African Violets are a herbaceous flowering plant available in many shades of purple, pink and bicolors. They have fleshy, pubescent foliage which is susceptible to rot if too humid or moist. For the best care water from the bottom of the plant (to keep water off the leaves and out of the crown of the plant) and keep in indirect light so the leaves don't burn. Many people have a hobby of collecting all colors of violets. If you are a collector beware of thrips. Violets are very susceptible to thrips and most times go unnoticed until they are out of control and taking over all the plants around them.
China Doll plants grow in a bush like structure with delicate looking leaves. They are a very picky plant. They need 5-6 hours of bright indirect light every day. China Dolls need a well draining soil that is kept moist. If the soil is too dry the leaves will dry up quickly but if the soil is too wet your plant will get root rot. They need temperatures between 65 and 75 degrees and they will not tolerate drafts. Don't worry about transplanting your China Doll regularly as they like to be slightly root bound.