Milkweed Plants
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Showy milkweed

Zone Rockford, washington | Frisina added on August 6, 2017 | Answered

Is there anything I should do for my showy milkweed plants to prepare them for winter?

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Answered on August 6, 2017

Milkweeds of all varieties are nearly maintenance free. The seeds are an important food source for birds and small mammals. Cut them down to the ground when they go dormant. Don't cut it down early since there may be eggs or chrysalises on the plant.

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