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About Mail-Orders

Daylilies ship very easily through the mail. Fresh dug plants have the soil washed from the roots, leaves are trimmed to prevent breakage and excess water loss. When dry, plants are packed in a cardboard box and shipped to you by by Canada Post Expedited Parcel.

All plants are minimum double fans. Most are triples, quads or better if we are not in danger of selling out of that cultivar.

Shipping is usually done on Mondays and Tuesdays so that plants will not spend the weekend in the post office. Most orders within Ontario and Quebec are delivered in one or two days and to other provinces usually 3 or 4 days. Shipping starts the mid May and continues until the end of August, with most orders being shipped during May and early June.

Shipping and Handling for Ontario and Quebec is a flat rate of $16.00 per mailorder and for the rest of Canada $25.00. Upgrading to Canada Post Xpresspost delivery is available at additional cost. For orders to more distant locations (remote parts of Alberta and British Columbia ) we strongly recommend you consider upgrading to Xpresspost. About double the cost, but a 2 or 3 day delivery instead of 5 or 6 business days. Email us if you have questions or want an estimate on the shipping cost.

We try extremely hard to meet your delivery requests and the vast majority of orders are shipped at the time requested. Shipping priority is given on a First-Paid-For-Basis, which simply means that early season orders will be given preferential scheduling over later season orders. Our month of May is very hectic with family and friends working hard to get as many orders out as quickly as possible.

If you provide an email address with your order we will confirm shipping date, and notify you with a tracking number when your plants have left. If there are dates that we should not ship let us know and we will accommodate them. Pickups of container grown plants take far less of our time and can often be arranged on short notice

We also do not ship past the end of August. Plants that have been bare-rooted for shipping, should be in the ground by early September to ensure the roots have time to establish a footing before winter sets in. (our Container Grown Plants can be planted right up until the ground freezes and they emerge perfectly in spring).

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Planting your Mail-order Daylilies

Daylilies recover easily after being bare-rooted and shipped. There are a few tips that will help ensure that they establish as quickly as possible.

Happy Planting !

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