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    Robert du Rivage


These flowers came from seed that was labeled milkweed but it doesn’t look like any milkweed images I have seen.


  • goplantgo Flower Fanatic says:

    Sorry it’s not a Milkweed, and thanks for trying to plant milkweed! Not all is lost, as Zinnia produces flower nectar for butterflies to eat. Unfortunately, if you are trying to help the monarch butterflies, only the milkweed will support the monarch caterpillar, as they can ONLY eat milkweed leaves and nothing else. Here’s an article, and video:

    September 26th, 2016 at 12:34pm

  • Walter Reeves Master Identifier says:


    September 22nd, 2016 at 11:51am

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