Gardening for Butterflies, Birds and Bees forum: Swamp milkweed in conatiners

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Name: Dawn Keckley
Virginia Beach, VA (Zone 7b)
Sep 24, 2017 7:57 AM CST
I bought a swamp milkweed plant at my gardening festival yesterday. Will this plant do well in a container?
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Sep 24, 2017 9:22 AM CST
I don't know why it would not grow in a container, they are not that aggressive of a spreader if that is the concern.
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Name: William Kelly
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
Butterflies Region: North Carolina
Oct 26, 2017 3:10 PM CST
My swamp milkweed plants were small and had no knew growth when they were in containers. When I planted them in the ground they grew so fast and had flowers and then produced pods.
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