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Butterfly Milkweed
Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias Seeds

Approx. 86,000-108,000 seeds/lb.

Product Code: 20310

Item #20310*:
1/16 oz. [Price $4.95]
1/8 oz. [Price $7.75]
1/4 oz. [Price $14.00]
1/2 oz. [Price $27.50]
1 oz. [Price $49.00]
4 oz. [Price $189.00]

Flowers Suitable for Cutting and DisplayWhat do these symbols mean?
(A. tuberosa)
(1-3') This milkweed has orange to yellow flowers from early summer through early fall.
Perennial. Zones 3-9.
21-28 days, 70-75şF.
Asclepias do not transplant well. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Mature plants are drought tolerant and can also take occasional flooding. They are good butterfly and rain garden plants. They produce lots of nectar for hummingbirds, bees and butterflies and are also a food source for Monarch butterfly caterpillars. Native to northeastern North America.

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Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Gorgeous but spread March 6, 2008
Reviewer: Renate Haeckler from West Chester, PA United States  
These flowers are bright, cheerful, and fun to grow as they really attract the monarchs and we always find the monarch caterpillars on them.  

Mine were very drought-tolerant and hardy and stayed attractive all summer.  Also the deer didn't bother them.

But they do self-sow a lot if you don't cut off the seedheads when they form.  Then they can be a little hard to get rid of.

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