Showy milkweed seed, Asclepias speciosa one gram
Hand collected seeds.
These particular seeds have been picked from plants at the peak of ripeness in the summer of 2018. 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.
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.