Milkweed ‘Hairy Balls’

Gomphocarpus physocarpus

Also called Family Jewels Milkweed, Hairy Balls Milkweed, Giant Swan Milkweed. Unusual plant forms largely rounded seed pods as the name suggests. Like other milkweeds, this is an important nectar and host plant for the monarch butterfly. Balloon plant is an unusual addition to a mixed bed, the back of an annual border, as a specimen plant, or in large containers. Please call the store (740)763-2873 for availability, prices, and sizes.

 

 

Product Description

Sun Exposure:
Sun / Pt Shade

Flower Color:
White

Height:
4-6 Feet

Width:
2-3 Feet

Characteristics:
* Attracts Butterflies
* Host Plant For Monarch Caterpillars
* Cut Flower

Soil:
Well drained soil

Zone:
Annual In Ohio