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Milkweed Seeds, Butterfly

Asclepias tuberosa
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This bushy perennial is prized for its large, flat-topped clusters of bright-orange flowers. The yellow-orange to bright orange flower clusters, 5-12 cm (2-5") across, are at the top of the flowering stems. Drought tolerant and deer resistant. 

  • SKU: 143184
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Safe for bees
Safe
for Bees
Good for pollinators
Good For Pollinators
Grow best in
Grows
Best In:
Full Sun
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
14 to 21 days
Growing height
Growing Height:
70 cm (27")
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Flower
  • Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa
  • Characteristics: Attracts Pollinators
  • Plant Lifecycle: Perennial (returns every year)
  • Color: Yellow-orange to bright orange
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Harvest/Bloom Season: June to Frost
  • Disease Resistance: Deer Resistant
  • Tolerance: Drought Tolerant
  • Product Weight: 2.150
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Sow seed directly into the garden once all danger of frost has passed or start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost.
  • Water Need: Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week.
  • Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8")
  • Seed Spacing: 5 cm (2")
  • Plant Spacing: 25-30 cm (10-12")

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