Butterfly weed seed packet, Asclepias tuberosa 50 hand collected seeds
50 butterfly weed seeds. Botanical name: Asclepias tuberosa. Packet contains a little over 50 seeds. Seeds are harvested from plants grown in Nevada. Germination rate is 90%. Start the seeds in a week using water germination or sow in the fall 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.