Butterfly weed seed packet, Asclepias tuberosa 50 hand collected seeds
50 butterfly weed seeds. Packet contains 50 to 75 seeds. Seeds are harvested from plants grown in Nevada. Germination rate is untested for 2018. In 2017 the germination rate was 100% Botanical name: Asclepias tuberosa. 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 in the quoted price.
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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.