mailing water plants

Kansas City (Joyce), MO(Zone 5a)

Need to mail some water plants. water liliy, rush, and several iris. Not worried about the iris but can I put the water lily in a platic bag? I have the roots wrapped in wet paper towel and the only leaf it has is a teeny tiny leaf. I thought I could put the whole root and teeny tiny leaf in a plastic bag and mail.
thanks for the help.

The rush I was just going to wet the paper towel with the roots in it, wrap in plastic wrap and send just like the iris. Any help appreciated.

Athens, PA

Hi Joyce,

Yes, I would do just as you have described. I have mailed out waterlilies before in this manner without any problems.


Kansas City (Joyce), MO(Zone 5a)

Thank you Carolyn, I will stick them in the mail today.

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