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Observe the monarch butterfly lifecycle right in your garden! This heirloom species provides food and habitat for monarch butterflies and is an essential host plant for their caterpillars. In summer, pink to purplish or white flowers are followed by decorative seedpods that are beautiful in dried arrangements. Robust, shrub-like perennial spreads by underground rhizomes. Native throughout much of the eastern and central United States. Sap is toxic; avoid eye/skin contact and do not ingest. 150 mg
Botanical Name: Beta and Brassica assorted species
Days to Maturity: 5–10 days
Family: SWISS CHARD, BEET: Amaranthaceae CABBAGE, KOHLRABI, PAK CHOI: Brassicaceae
Native: Africa, Europe, Asia
Hardiness: Annuals and biennials
Variety Information: The varieties in this mix are meant to be harvested at 1"–2" tall for use as crisp, tender, lively flavored, raw greens. The seedlings are varying shades of green and red.