Purple milkweed, Asclepias purpurascens
States grown: AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SD, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV
Purple milkweed seed packet, Asclepias purpurascens
Packet provides you with 25 seeds. Easy to start from seed. Challenging to raise to maturity. Seeds are stratified and ready to plant. Purple milkweed is a perennial wildflower and monarch butterfly host plant. Tolerant of many soil conditions. Reports from the field indicate that the plant prefers to be in well drained moist soil. Two years to maturity. Seeds purchased in October have not been tested for germination. No limit.
Expect availability on November 1st 2018.
View Purple milkweed observations on iNaturalist
View Purple milkweed plant information at Wildflower.org
View Purple milkweed plant information at Plants.USDA.gov