Pinewoods milkweed, Asclepias humistrata 15 seeds
Pinewoods milkweed 15 seeds. Asclepias humistrata, as it's common name suggests, is a milkweed that grows in the sandy pine forests of the southeast United States. The seeds can be germinated using the water germination method discussed in this sites blog. It can be difficult to provide the correct growing habitat for this milkweed species. If you are living in the pinewoods of the southeast then this milkweed is worth trying to grow. Pinewoods milkweed is a preferred milkweed for monarch and queen butterflies and in future years the nectar in the prolific blooms attracts other pollinators.
Life Expectancy: Perennial
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 7b-9b (5ºF to 30ºF)
Light Requirement: Full sun.
Mature Height: Under 1'
Bloom Colors: cream to pale pink
Root Description: Taproot
Root Spread: No
Container: Not recommend besides during propagation