Monarch Caterpillars and Milkweed

A few days ago I checked out my friends’s garden and was pleasantly surprised to see Monarch caterpillars living on his milkweed plants.

Monarch Caterpillar

According to the National Wildlife Federation there are 12 native milkweeds for Monarchs. None of which are the Asclepias growing in my friend’s garden.

Monarch Caterpillar

I snagged a couple of pods.

Milkweed Pods

I planted 25 seeds in 5 pots.

Milkweed Seeds Planted

Put them in the studio.

Milkweed Seeds Planted

Now I wait.

Pismo Beach Monarch Butterfly Grove

One Response to “Monarch Caterpillars and Milkweed”

  1. lacey redd says:

    Cool! is milk weed stinky? cause we have a really stinky plant that is growing in Pismo! but….. it has a magenta flower…

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