NAME: Showy Milkweed
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Greek Milkweed / Butterfly Weed / Butterfly Milkweed
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Asclepias Speciosa
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost
PLANT HEIGHT: 24 - 36"
PLANT SPACING: 24 - 36"
BLOOM TIME: Summer
HARDINESS ZONE: 3 - 9
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 50 Seeds
OTHER: In addition to being beautiful, Milkweed is a very important plant because it is a host for the beloved MONARCH butterfly. Monarch larva feed exclusively on Milkweeds. That means if there is no Milkweed, there would be no Monarchs :( It is also an important nectar plant for bees & other insects. The common name Milkweed was given to this plant because of its milky juice. The scientific name comes from Asclepius, the Greek god of healing, because of the many folk-medicinal uses for the milkweed plants. The dried seed pods are also very interesting for dried arrangements
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Oct 20, 2019
Shipped on time. Time will tell how viable they were when, in spring, they are supposed to sprout.
Jun 2, 2019
May 11, 2019
Great seeds....pretty much all sprouted!
Dec 8, 2018
Seeds arrived quickly and the ones I have planted so far have grown- looking forward to making a wildflower patch in the spring!
Sep 23, 2018
Purchased several seed packages. Product was very well packaged and received within the time expected. Great seller!