Milkweed Progress Report!
On May 1st at my Evanston IL home, the Milkweed season had begun! Here are the pics I took that day:
Well-established Milkweed with a full Southern exposure:
Well-established Milkweed with a Southwestern exposure:
Well-established Milkweed with a Western exposure. Plants usually come up near the previous year’s growth. Here you can see remnants of last year’s stalk:
Milkweed sprout from a seed planted last fall and overwintered outdoors in a clay pot. I find the Milkweed seeds do best directly in the ground, but I try to have some in pots to give away to Monarch-raising newbies.
Grow Milkweed Grow!