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Money Plant

Lunaria annua

Description:

Common names: Money Plant, Honesty, Bolbonac, Moonwort, Silver Dollar. Zones: 4 - 8. Height: 24 - 36 inches. Width: 15 - 18 inches. Bloom time: April - May. Bloom Color: Deep pink to purple.

Habitat:

Light: Sun - Partial Shade. Water: Average. Native to the Balkans and south west Asia. Naturalized throughout Europe & North America. Host Plant to: Pieris rapae (Cabbage White).

Notes:

Observed growing wild in my woodland garden, likely seed drifts from a neighboring garden.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Spotted on Apr 11, 2012
Submitted on Apr 16, 2012

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