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A small plantain of the seaside, with non-showy green/yellow-brown spike-shaped flowers May-September and small, almost succulent leaves. Grows in short, attractive clumps which are extremely tolerant of salty conditions, as well as poor, rocky, or sandy soil. Requires a well-drained location. A host plant of Common Buckeye Butterflies (Junonia coenia).

Sun To Part Shade
4-8 inch tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 4a-9a

Native Range: ME, NH, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, MD, VA, and along entire west coast, including AK, and BC and YT in Canada. Native to all Canadian provinces except SK and AB. Also native to UT around the Great Salt Lake. Rare in UT, NY, NJ, and MD.

Germination - Very Easy: No treatment.

Seaside Plantain Seed Packet $5.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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