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Milkweed, 6" Pot

Milkweed, 6" Pot

Regular price $27.98
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Never judge a plant by its name. That’s certainly the case with Milkweed, A lovely wildflower that isn’t really a weed at all. This tough Denizen of North American fields, wetlands, & prairies is the sole host plant for the struggling Monarch butterfly. Milkweed doubles as a host and nectar plant. As a host plant, they are only used by Monarch and queen butterflies but as a nectar plant they are quite popular among many butterfly species.

  • Low maintenance

  • Requires full sun, 6-8 hours per day

  • Reaches 3-4' tall

  • Ideal temperature is 65°- 75°F

  • Toxicity: toxic to humans and pets if ingested in large quantities

  • USDA hardiness zones for outdoor planting: 3-10

 

At-Home Care

Caring for your new plant is easy with Greg's help. You'll receive a companion app that provides ongoing Milkweed, 6" Pot plant care, plant health tips, and help from a community of other American Plant Exchange customers that will ensure your new plant thrives in its new home.

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