Irresistible Blend Milkweed/Butterfly Flower Seeds

Heirloom, Native

#1243
Availability: In Stock
Butterflies and hummingbirds will flock to your garden to feast on the sweet nectar of this easy-to-grow, heirloom perennial. Often called swamp milkweed, this species grows best in moist or wet soils, such as near a pond or stream, but the loosely-clumped plants also grow well in a garden with regular watering. Decorative seed pods are beautiful in dried arrangements.
$1.99 150 mg

Botanical Name: Asclepias incarnata

Family: Apocynaceae

Native: Eastern ⅔ of the U.S. and Canada

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3-6

Plant Dimensions: 2'–4' tall on average but may reach as tall as 6'

Variety Information: Individual flowers ½" long, borne in pink or white clusters

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, or fall for spring germination.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 14–28 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 16"–36"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 16"–36"

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