Hello Gardeners Across Canada!

We are excited to be receiving your orders from across Canada this fall. We still have lots of plants available and there remains time for most of you to do some fall planting before the season changes.

For those of you in colder climates across Canada it is best to plant perennials that are strongly hardy for your zone (ie avoid the zonal denial at this time of year). Your plantings will also benefit from a mulch of leaves. After planting your new plants simply collect fallen leaves from your yard and mulch 6-12 inches deep overtop of your new plantings. This will insulate the roots and control temperature swings and frost heaving through the winter months.

If you love rare and unusual plants we are excited to be able to offer 13 different kinds of hybrid lady's slipper orchids exclusively in our fall catalogue (we do not ship them in spring and summer). These hybrids are far more vigorous, floriferous and easy to grow than species orchids. And they're hardy to at least zone 4! Our Cypripedium are all blooming size plants and will be shipped bare root. Once you receive them just plant them directly into the ground and mulch with a foot of fallen leaves. We'll send detailed planting instructions with each order. Here are four pictures but you can view all 13 cultivars further down in this email. They certainly are exquisite things.

Help Us Get the Word Out: We need your help to get the word out across this great (and very large) country of ours. Please let all your friends and family across the country know that if they can't visit us in BC, we can ship to them anywhere in Canada!

Happy Shopping and Gardening!

Cheers, Gary and the Phoenicians

 

 

Hardy Lady's Slipper Orchids

These Cypripedium possess hybrid vigour -- they have inherited the best traits of both parents -- and are much easier to grow than species orchids, have big flowers in amazing colours, and clump up very quickly into amazing displays in the part shade garden. They bloom in late April and May offering an exquisite show in the garden.

We are currently offering 13 different lady's slipper hybrids for shipping in early October, 2014. They are priced between $69.99 and $99.99 depending on the hybrid. All are blooming size and should bloom in the spring.

We will be providing them to you bare root. All you need to do is plant them directly into a well-drained location in part shade or morning sun. We'll provide you with detailed instructions when we ship your plants.

More Info And Place An Order!

'Francis'
‘Frosch’s Mountain King’
'Gabriela'
'Gisela'
'Lucy Pinkepank'
'Kristi Lyn'
‘Philipp’
'Maria'
'Sabine'
'Pluto'
'Ventricosum'
'Schoko'
'Victoria'

More Info and Place An Order!


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Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.
One of the largest and most exciting selections of perennials in Canada.
3380 No. 6 Road, Richmond (Between Bridgeport and Cambie)
604-270-4133

www.phoenixperennials.com
Please visit our web page for information on the nursery, driving directions and a map.
We are near the south end of the Knight Street Bridge and very easy to get to from all of the surrounding municipalities and beyond.

Opening Dates and Hours
February 14th to November 2nd, 2014
10am-5pm


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