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Ribgrass Plantain

Ribgrass Plantain - Plantago lanceolata
Availability: Usually ships the next business day
Item #: ribgrass-plantain
Regular Price: $5.00

Botanical Name: Plantago lanceolata
Host Plant For: Buckeye (Junonia coenia), White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae), Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) , Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon) ,

•Zone: Tropical (9 to 11) •Water Requirement: Average
•Height: 3 foot •Nectar: None
•Sun: Light shade to Full Sun •Soil: Average
•Bloom: calyx green, corolla brownish •Misc.: Also know as ribwort plantain, English plantain, and narrowleaf plantain

Ribgrass Plantain - Plantago lanceolata - Ribgrass or English Plantain is a host plant for many butterfly caterpillars. Buckeye, White Peacock, Painted Lady, Phaon Crescent, and many other caterpillars enjoy eating this plant. These plants grow fast and are easy to care for. These plants are shipped in 4in pots.