Butterflyweed, Asclepias tuberosa ssp. interior seeds
Butterflyweed seeds. Botanical name: Asclepias tuberosa var interior. Packet contains a little over 25 seeds. Seeds are harvested from plants grown in a conservation plot in Missouri. Start the seeds in a week using water germination or direct sow for a more natural method called cold moist stratification. Either way the monarch butterfly will appreciate having this milkweed available. Shipping is included.
Life Expectancy: Perennial
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 3-10 (-40ºF to 40ºF)
Light Requirement: Full sun.
Mature Height: Between 2 and 3 feet.
Bloom Colors: Vibrant orange to red.
Root Description: Taproot.
Root Spread: Clump forming. Expanding crown.
Container: Yes, container depth of 2 feet or more for long term success.