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Three Free Milkweed Plants (in Newark)
June 11, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Native Plant Society of NJ – Essex Chapter
THREE FREE MILKWEED PLANTS
(2 Butterfly Weed, 1 Swamp Milkweed)
Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Weequahic Branch Library 355 Osborne Terrace, Newark
In case of rain: 2nd floor of the Library
YOU CAN HELP MONARCH BUTTERFLIES BY PLANTING MILKWEED!
Milkweeds are the only plant that the Monarch
Butterfly lays its eggs on!
Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata, thrives in sun or shade, and in soils that are wet or dry. It is 36-60 inches high and blooms July – August.
Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa, prefers full sun with soil that is dry or medium; it does not tolerate wet. It is 18 – 36 inches high and blooms July – August.
Plants are limited and given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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