NAME: Sunset Flower
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Blood Flower / Scarlet Milkweed / Indian Root
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Asclepias Curvassavica
COLOR: Red, Orange, & Yellow
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost
PLANT HEIGHT: 18 - 36"
PLANT SPACING: 15 - 18"
BLOOM TIME: All Summer
HARDINESS ZONE: 5 - 11
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 100 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. The showy multi-colored blooms of the Sunset variety attracts HUMMINGBIRDS.
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Jan 6, 2020
Sep 6, 2019
I'm so happy that these came so fast! I fell in love with Scabiosa flowers recently and wanted to buy some seeds. I saw the milkweed and put that in my cart too because of how great they look; but I didnt expect the wildflower mix! That was such a nice addition! I planted test seeds from each pack, and I cant wait to see how they grow! Thank you so much.
Aug 31, 2019
Jul 16, 2019
I had wonderful germination rates on these seeds. Super excited for flowers.
Mar 12, 2019
Pretty milkweed plants. Will look great in my butterfly garden.