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Profile Image Annette Sandberg

laketitlow

I live in Southern Minnesota 4b. I am currently really excited about my wetland gardens, my rain gardens, my mini orchard, and perennial vegetables.

Tithonia rotundifolia syn Tithonia speciosa

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gjones

Beautiful photo! You must have dozens and dozens of monarch butterflies!

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laketitlow

I had a lot of swamp milkweed seeds so I planted a lot of swamp milkweed in my rain gardens and my fence gardens. It must have lured them to my house. Although I used to get hundreds during fall migration so maybe I am on a migration path or it is just luck.

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laketitlow

Finally they They are close to 10 feet tall.

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hbaker4

Holy cow, they are tall!!

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laketitlow

@cyndi @hbaker4 I thought they were supposed to reach 6 feet. Oops. Next year I need to start them indoors.

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laketitlow

8 feet tall and finally will flower

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sabbanrula

That would be a sight to behold. The flowers are amazing 🧡

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