Caterpillar of giant Swallowtail on a Hop-tree in the garden atBeaux arbres

Botanical Name: Ptelea trifoliata

Height: to about 2 m,

Season of bloom: May

Growing Conditions: Best in full sun. Ordinary soil;

Wildlife benefits: Host plant for Giant Swallowtail caterpillars

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. Native range in Canada is the north shore of Lake Erie but seems hardy in the Ottawa Valley.

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