Showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa seeds
Asclepias speciosa seeds. Showy milkweed. The seeds you will receive were hand collected by me in Reno Nevada or near Boise Idaho in September 2020. The seeds have been stored dry at room temperature. Milkweed seed viability remains high for most of a decade. The one gram packets contain approximately 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.