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Asclepias curassavica Red Mexican Milkweed 10 seeds


Seeds from this Red Mexican Milkweed or Asclepias Curassavica . A tender perennial with soft green foliage. Grown as annuals in the north. Plants grow 28 inches tall and have flat umbels of red flowers with golden centers, flowers the first year. Plants are loved by butterflies. Soak seed in warm water for 24 hours sow and lightly cover, germination in 5-20 days. This is a subtropical plant that will flower very well the first year and is a very nice cut flower option. We recommend that tropical milkweed, which can be generally called Asclepias curassavica, should be cut back in the winter and fall months in the southern U.S. and California. Zones 8-11
Asclepias curassavica Red Mexican Milkweed 10 seeds

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Seeds from this Red Mexican Milkweed or Asclepias Curassavica . A tender perennial with soft green foliage. Grown as annuals in the north. Plants grow 28 inches tall and have flat umbels of red flowers with golden centers, flowers the first year. Plants are loved by butterflies. Soak seed in warm water for 24 hours sow and lightly cover, germination in 5-20 days. This is a subtropical plant that will flower very well the first year and is a very nice cut flower option. We recommend that tropical milkweed, which can be generally called Asclepias curassavica, should be cut back in the winter and fall months in the southern U.S. and California. Zones 8-11
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Asclepias calotropis Gigantea Giant Milkweed 10 seeds


Seeds from this Giant Milkweed Tree or Calotropis gigantea. Medium sized to large shrub with light lavender flowers and seeds with a parachute of hairs. The plant grows 8 feet tall and is hardy in zone 10-11. This plant is host to a variety of insects. The butterfly Plain Tigerand Common Crow breeds here; their caterpillars feed on the leaves. The shiny blue bee Xylocopa also visits. Although its blooms can be seen all through the year, its flowers mostly during summer season.
Asclepias calotropis Gigantea Giant Milkweed 10 seeds

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Seeds from this Giant Milkweed Tree or Calotropis gigantea. Medium sized to large shrub with light lavender flowers and seeds with a parachute of hairs. The plant grows 8 feet tall and is hardy in zone 10-11. This plant is host to a variety of insects. The butterfly Plain Tigerand Common Crow breeds here; their caterpillars feed on the leaves. The shiny blue bee Xylocopa also visits. Although its blooms can be seen all through the year, its flowers mostly during summer season.
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Asclepias fascicularis Narrowleaf Milkweed 10 seeds


Seeds from this Asclepias fascicularis NARROWLEAF MILKWEED. This plant has pure white blossoms and is hardy in zones 8-11 and will bring more monarch butterflies than you can imagine. Orioles use the dead stems for nests the next spring. An added bonus is that this plant is deer-proof if that is a problem in your gardens. These perennials grow 2-3 feet tall and can tolerate some pretty awful coastal clays that are sour bogs in winter and salty toast in summer. Quite a drought tolerant plant I don't think that I have ever had to water them.
Asclepias fascicularis Narrowleaf Milkweed 10 seeds

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Seeds from this Asclepias fascicularis NARROWLEAF MILKWEED. This plant has pure white blossoms and is hardy in zones 8-11 and will bring more monarch butterflies than you can imagine. Orioles use the dead stems for nests the next spring. An added bonus is that this plant is deer-proof if that is a problem in your gardens. These perennials grow 2-3 feet tall and can tolerate some pretty awful coastal clays that are sour bogs in winter and salty toast in summer. Quite a drought tolerant plant I don't think that I have ever had to water them.
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Asclepias speciosa Showy Milkweed 20 seeds


Seeds from this Showy Milkweed or Asclepias Speciosa. These blossom in zones 4-11 throughout the season and will bring the Monarch butterfly which will lay their eggs on this plant. The gorgeous soft pink colored blossoms are across the yard. These 24 inch plants are perennials and grow in full sun and sandy soil is best for them. Quite a drought tolerant plant I don't think that I have ever had to water them and excellent for poor soils. 4-6 weeks of stratification suggested for good germination.
Asclepias speciosa Showy Milkweed 20 seeds

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Seeds from this Showy Milkweed or Asclepias Speciosa. These blossom in zones 4-11 throughout the season and will bring the Monarch butterfly which will lay their eggs on this plant. The gorgeous soft pink colored blossoms are across the yard. These 24 inch plants are perennials and grow in full sun and sandy soil is best for them. Quite a drought tolerant plant I don't think that I have ever had to water them and excellent for poor soils. 4-6 weeks of stratification suggested for good germination.
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Asclepias syriaca Virginian Silkweed 40 seeds


Seeds from this Virginian Silkweed Asclepias syriaca. These blossom from May - August in zones 4-9b and will bring the Monarch butterfly which will lay their eggs on this plant. The gorgeous soft pink colored blossoms and seem to last for weeks. These 4 - 6 foot plants are perennials and grow in full sun and sandy soil is best for them. Quite a drought tolerant plant I don't think that I have ever had to water them and are excellent for poor soils.
Asclepias syriaca Virginian Silkweed 40 seeds

43 Available Now

Seeds from this Virginian Silkweed Asclepias syriaca. These blossom from May - August in zones 4-9b and will bring the Monarch butterfly which will lay their eggs on this plant. The gorgeous soft pink colored blossoms and seem to last for weeks. These 4 - 6 foot plants are perennials and grow in full sun and sandy soil is best for them. Quite a drought tolerant plant I don't think that I have ever had to water them and are excellent for poor soils.
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