Butter and Eggs
About Butter and Eggs
Yellow Toadflax is a perennial plant in the plantain family that is native to Eurasia. It has become invasive in several western states. It can be found in the Piedmont and mountain areas of NC. It spreads by creeping rhizomes and seeds and roots can extend out 10 feet. Mid-summer to mid-fall the yellow and orange snapdragon-like blooms appear in dense clusters.
Also known as
Common toadflax, Butter-and-eggs and Yellow toadflax
How to care for Butter and Eggs
Butter and Eggs needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Butter and Eggs love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Butter and Eggs does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Butter and Eggs after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.