Swamp milkweed is one of the few host plants for monarch caterpillars. The eye-catching pink flowers attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Slow to germinate, it needs at least three weeks to germinate at 70°F (21°C)
Each package contains 20 open-pollinated seeds that are packed & shipped from Ontario
Highlight: 1. A low-maintenance perennial 2. A 1-meter tall stately plant, excellent for teaching garden or anyone with children
Hundredfold is a trusted Canadian trademark since 2017. Good fruits multiply/Les bons fruits se multiplient
Attention: do not clean up (ie, cut down) this plant during fall and winter so the monarch pupa may not be disturbed or destroyed
Plants as young as 4 month-old are able to attract monarch caterpillars. The last image shows a monarch caterpillar on young milkweed in our Toronto garden
Butterfly watching is profoundly beneficial, both physically and emotionally. While we can’t guarantee monarchs will come and lay eggs on your swamp milkweed. We are confident that when the flowers bloom; they will attract at least one kind of butterfly to your garden, for the sweet nectar. Swamp milkweed is a must-have flower for any butterfly garden.
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