Colorado Native Milkweed Species
200 seeds Butterfly weed, Asclepias tuberosa
Butterfly weed is the NPPA's 2017 perennial flower of the year. Butterfly weed in native across most of the United States. Although its a milkweed it does not have a white sap. Butterfly weed is a host plant for the monarch butterfly and makes a wonderful companion plant in any garden.
100 seeds hand collected Showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa
These seeds have been picked from plants at the peak of ripeness in the fall of 2016. The delicate process of removing the seeds from the pod is done by hand. Seeds are gently pulled from the silk filament and dried for weeks in the arid Nevada climate. Ships in two business days. USPS tracking included.
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Visit Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for more milkweed specific plant information.