Showy milkweed seed, Asclepias speciosa one gram
Asclepias speciosa seeds. One gram. Showy milkweed. The seeds you will receive were hand collected by me in northern Nevada in September 2018. The seeds have been stored dry at room temperature. Milkweed seed viability remains high for most of a decade. This is a re-release of these great seeds. As of September 8, 2020 there are 30 packets available. These one gram packets contain nearly 100 seeds of Asclepias speciosa.
Life Expectancy: Perennial
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 2-7 (-50ºF to 10ºF)
Light Requirement: Full sun.
Mature Height: 3 foot to 4 foot.
Bloom Colors: Pink with pale pink parts.
Propagation: Seed. Horizontal root rhizome with nodes.
Root Description: Clone forming rhizomes.
Root Spread: Indefinite spread via clone forming horizontal rhizomes.
Container: Temporary, while establishing root, about 16 months. 3 gal min.