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Shady Perennial Mailbox Garden

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Shady Perennial Mailbox Garden contains some of the most popular shade tolerant perennials. Complete garden includes 18 perennial roots that will thrive near a shaded mailbox. The Shady Perennial Mailbox Garden is designed for a 3' diameter circle shaped garden. The hosta will be planted on both sides of the mailbox. The red and white astilbe will be planted in a staggered pattern in front and back of the mailbox. Specific directions on how and where to plant can be viewed in the planting advice tab. 

Shady Perennial Mailbox Garden Includes:

Astilbe require consistent moisture to thrive, be sure the roots get plenty of water especially when they are being established. 

Shady Perennial Mailbox Garden Planting Steps

  1. Map out and dig out the planting area 3′ diameter planting area. Strip any grass away from the planting area prior to planting.
  2. Remove the Mixed Hosta roots from the package. Place three roots on each side of the mailbox in a staggered pattern, forming a triangle shape. Space each hosta root 12″ from each other.
  3. Remove the Bridal Veil Astilbe roots from the packages. Place three roots on both sides of the mailbox post in a staggered pattern, forming a triangle shape. Space each Bridal Veil Astilbe 12″ from each other, and 3-4″ from the mailbox post.
  4. Remove the Fanal Red Astilbe roots from the package. Place three roots near the edge of the planting bed in a staggered pattern on both sides of the mailbox. Space each Fanal Red Astilbe 12″ from each other.
  5. Start planting from the outside working your way to the inside of the circle.

How to Plant the Shady Perennial Mailbox Garden

  1. Plant the Fanal Red Astilbe at a planting depth of 1-2″. The crown of the plant where all the roots come together should be at the soil level or slightly above.
  2. Plant the Bridal Veil Astilbe at a planting depth of 1-2″. The crown of the plant where all the roots come together should be at the soil level or slightly above.
  3. Plant the Mixed Hosta at a planting depth of 1-2″. The crown of the plant where all the roots come together should be at the soil level or slightly above.
  4. Water the entire planting area this helps to moisten the roots and settle air pockets in the soil.
  5. Apply a 2-3″ thick layer of mulch over the bare soil Mulch regulates the soil temperatures, controls moisture and prevents weeds from growing.