Special Order plants are those that Flowers by the Sea Farm grows specially
for you when you place an order for them. We maintain parent stock for
their propagation, which takes some six weeks for most varieties. These
are attractive & rare Salvias and other plants for which demand isn't
constant or seasonal. For many of these, FBTS is the only source in the
To place an order for one of these plants, simply
place it in your shopping cart and indicate the quantity. The quantity
that displays as Available
is the total number that can be ordered
at this time for delivery in some six weeks. After clicking Checkout
arriving at our secure, one-page checkout, review your billing and mailing
information. Then select a shipping method based on your location and choose
your desired shipping week. Special Order
times are at least six weeks away from the date on which you place the
order. Please remember that the minimum FBTS order is $30.
Special Delivery Shipping Schedule
We'll display a few shipping weeks
from which you can choose. If you choose a Special Order
that takes longer than six weeks to be garden ready, we'll contact you
immediately to provide an estimated shipping date. Packing and shipping
occurs on Mondays and Tuesdays. Shipping early in the week ensures that
your order avoids weekend delivery delays and arrives fresh.
If extreme weather is predicted for your area during
the scheduled shipping time, we may hold your order for later delivery.
In that case, we'll contact you promptly. Also, if necessary, we can briefly
extend the delivery date for a Special Order
Please let us know immediately if you need a change of schedule.
Combining Shipping of Special Orders & In-Stock Plants
want to include an order of in-stock plants with your Special Order
delivery for the entire order will be based on the Special Order
To have an in-stock order delivered at a different time than the one scheduled
for your Special Order
-- whether earlier
or later -- you'll need to place two separate orders and pay two separate
Whether you place an order for a Special Order
an in-stock plant or a combination of the two, we send you an automated
order confirmation. If we believe your Special Order
will not be ready for shipping for the week you have selected, we'll send
you an additional email detailing the anticipated shipping date.
No Special Order Item Changes
Our apologies upfront, but we can't
make changes to orders with Special Orders
We begin propagation immediately after you place the order, and we grow
these for you alone.
Please feel free to contact us
you have any further questions about Special Order