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Butterfly milkweed

Plant Type: Herbaceous
Habitat: Woodland Edge
Light Requirements: sun, part sun
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Type: Sand
Height: 1 - 3 ft
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Colour: orange clusters
Comments: Larval plant for monarch. Good nectar plant.
Germination: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F. Seed requires light to germinate
Alternate Common Name: Butterflyweed
Seed Ripens: late summer
Picture Copyright: John Oyston
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