The key to successfully introducing new plants into your landscape is water. Transplanting is always a shock to plants, even if they are container grown. The only way that plants know how to deal with this shock is to take in more water. But here is where it gets tricky, too much water can kill most plants too.
Here is a link to a .pdf file with general watering instructions for new plantings. You should always do more research on your plant cultivars to understand its specific needs.
General Watering Instructions
Watering is most important, but planting high quality plants the right way are 2nd and 3rd on the list of successful landscaping plans. Bopp Landscape Contracting only uses the most highly reputable local growers and suppliers. We hand pick plants whenever possible and our crew has more than 100 combined years of experience planting flowers, shrubs and trees. You can rest assured that together with good watering practices, our plants will thrive and make you happy for years to come.