Asclepias tuberosa is commonly Butterfly Weed, and if you want to attract butterflies to your garden, it is the plant to have! It produces an abundance of orange flower clusters, and Monarch butterflies are especially fond of Butterfly Weed, but many different varieties of butterflies find its nectar to be irresistible! This plant also has a long bloom-season, and it makes a great cut flower as well.
Butterfly Weed is a member of the milkweed family, and it is hardy and will provide years of beauty and nectar for butterflies. It does well with heat, drought and winter cold. Grow this plant in full sun and in sharply-drained, gritty soils. Sow the seed indoors in early spring. Maintain a temperature of 60F. Press the seeds into the soil, but do not cover them. Keep the soil consistently moist until germination occurs. Germination normally takes place within 42 days. Transplant the young plants outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Space the plants 24 inches apart.
Butterfly Flower Perennial 20 Seeds Asclepias
BUTTERFLY FLOWER Asclepias Tuberosa A touch of beauty not only from the orange-red blooms but from the monarch butterflies that seed this plant. Butterfly flower graces a garden, border, or meadow, bringing pleasure to you each day. Excellent cut flower or container planting for the patio. Perennial Sun Days to Germination: 14-28 Blooms: Late Spring/Summer
Butterfly Weed Asclepias Tuberosa Jumbo Wildflower Seeds
These wildflowers are really bright! Brilliant orange clusters top rich, glossy leaves that climb alternately up the stems. It is a gracious host for the Monarch Butterfly caterpillars. You can be sure you’ll add a blaze of color to your property with this one!
30 Orange Glory Butterfly Weed Milkweed Asclepias Tuberosa Flower Seeds
All seeds will come in a resealable plastic zip lock bag with a label featuring a picture of the flower, planting instructions, and plant specifications such as height, spacing, and light requirements for easy planting. If stored properly, seeds can last for years! All seed packets contain 100 percent true named seeds – there are