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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Shades of green with burgundy centers.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Other Beneficial Insects: Host plant for the Monarch Butterfly.
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Host plant for monarchs, nectar source for many butterflies.

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MrsBinWY On January 5, 2019 Seeds germinated
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MrsBinWY On December 23, 2018 Seeds sown
25 seeds (labeled 2016) from patrob in milk jug @ room temp
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