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Money Plant

Our daughter-in-law gave us a bare root money plant, which has grown and multiplied over the last 3 years.  We just moved it to a shadier location. It grows several feet tall and flops over.  Can I cut the shoot down without worry? Ideally, where should we place it?

Money plant, botanically known as Lunaria annua, is and old time favorite of many gardeners. This biennial produces leaves the first season and pink or purple flowers in late spring of the second year. As you know the flowers turn to attractive seedpods that resemble coins. These plants prefer full sun to partial shade. Surround these, often floppy plants with supportive neighboring plants or attractive stakes if you want a more upright look. Otherwise keep things casual and allow the plants to flower and form seedpods.

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