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Asclepias, Butterfly Weed

Prolific bloomer from June to August.

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An excellent choice for its vividly orange blooms, these easy-to-grow, long blooming natives make lovely cut flowers and are magnets for butterflies, particularly Monarchs. Crown-shaped flowers form clusters up to 2" across. In the fall, upright pods crack open, releasing seeds glistening with silky hairs. Perfect in meadows, wildflower gardens and as dried pods in arrangements. Sow outdoors in spring after last frost or in late summer.

Product Details

LifeCycle: Perennial 

Zone: 3-10 

Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun 

Height: 12-36  inches

Spread: 24-36  inches

Uses: Borders, Cut Flowers 

Sowing Method: Direct Sow 

Bloom Season: Fall, Summer 

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Item # Order Quantity Price
30452A
1 Pkt.
(30 seeds)
$4.95
20484
1 Plant
$10.95

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Growing Info

Introduction to Perennials  1:47

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