Plants of the Week at Carytown Farmers Market on Sunday, July 1

Two native plants of local ecotype will be on sale at the Carytown Farmers Market on Sunday, July 1, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.   Swamp milkweed, a plant for sunny to partly sunny locations will be sold in 3 – quart pots for $6 each and Spicebush, a shrub for shady to partly shady areas will be sold in small tree pots for $8 each.  Spicebush was propagated from seeds collected in James River Park (under a strict collection permit) and swamp milkweed from seeds collected in eastern Henrico along the Chickahominy River.  For more information about these two native species:

https://www.dropbox.com/…/Asclepias%20incarnata%20-%20thumb…

https://www.dropbox.com/s/xvxm1qza9ezk9r3/Lindera%20benzoin%20-%20thumbnail%20%2B.docx?dl=0

 

 

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