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Butterfly Milkweed Seeds Asclepias tuberosa Host Plant Monarch 50 Seeds


Butterfly Milkweed Seeds - Butterfly Weed Seed

An important nectar source for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, plant Asclepias seeds as an important native addition to your yard. Enjoy your garden ablaze in colors of red, orange and yellow while you attract beneficial nectar seeking insects like the Monarch Butterfly. Though warmer zones experience Asclepias as a perennial, cool climate gardeners swear by this fiery flower as a staple in their annual garden as well.

Perennial; Grows up to 28 Inches
Orange Flower
Prefers full sun exposure

Butterfly Milkweed just so happens to be a beautiful flower that has long suffered from an unfortunate name. Often known in old-fashioned circles as "Butterfly Weed", it is also sometimes referred to by the more marketing-savvy as "Butterfly Flower". But regardless of the moniker, this beautiful native is cherished by serious wild gardeners.

For best success with this perennial seed, we recommend Fall Planting. For Spring Planting, seeds should be cold stratified prior to sowing.



  • Name: Butterfly Milkweed Seeds
  • Botanical Name:  Asclepias tuberosa
  • Life Cycle:  Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Planting Season: Spring, Fall
  • Plant Type: North American Native, Tuberous-Rooted Herbaceous Perennial, Clusters of Bright Flowers Atop Upright Hairy Stems, Lanceolate Leaf Shape
  • Features:    Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Hummingbirds, Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Good for Dried Flowers, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant, Poor Soil Tolerant, Drought Tolerant
  • Color: Orange
  • Blooms:  Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall
  • Days to Maturity: 90-120 Days
  • Plant Height: 28 inches
  • Plant Spacing: 15-18 inches
  • Planting Depth: 1/8 inch
  • Sowing Method:  Start Indoors, Direct Sow
  • Cold Stratification: Yes
  • Hardiness Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Ships: Year Round

Butterfly Milkweed PERENNIAL Monarch Host Plant Orange Flowers Non-GMO 50 Seeds

SKU: 393
  • Returns accepted within 30 days. Product must be in the same condition it was shipped in.  Buyer pays shipping.

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