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What products do you offer?

We specialize in a wide variety of sun perennials, shade perennials, long-blooming roses, colorful heucheras, durable coneflowers, & drought-proof sedum and sempervivum. We also have a wide selection of shrubs and hedge plants, and fast-growing groun

What product sizes are available?

Our plants are sold in sizes ranging from 3" for certain hardy succulents to true one-gallons for Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs. The complete guide to our plant sizes can be found here.

How big are the plants themselves when you ship them?

Plant size varies widely depending on the variety that you purchase and the time of year. Only on our arborvitae for hedging do we promise a minimum plant height; see each variety's page for more details. The important thing when it comes to purchasi

How fast will the plants that I order grow?

It's hard to say for certain, since so many factors - like weather, soil type, watering, fertilizing, and not least of all, the type of plant you purchased - all come into play. Perhaps you're familiar with the old saying about plants: first year sle

How many plants are in each pot you sell?

It depends on the type of plant. For shrubs and most clump-forming perennials (like grasses, coral bells, lavender), it will be one plant with multiple stems coming from it. For plants that spread, like ground covers, it will usually be one plant tha

How are your plants grown?

Our container-grown perennials and shrubs are grown in our climate-controlled greenhouses in Western Michigan. They have been in a cool greenhouse and can withstand some light frost (30-32°F). We try to keep our plants cool so they can better adjust

Does Great Garden Plants have guarantee?

Here at Great Garden Plants, we've got you covered with our 60-day guarantee. We guarantee that you will be satisfied with your purchase and that your plants will arrive healthy, free of pests and diseases, and true to name. Have a problem with your

Can I request you carry a certain item?

Yes! We'd be delighted to hear from you. You are welcome to contact us any time.