BURPEE ASCLEPIAS- BUTTERFLY WEED SEED PACKSKU: #182-887280
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.
- In the fall, upright pods crack open, releasing seeds glistening with silky hairs.
- This butterfly milkweed is perfect in meadows, wildflower gardens and as dried pods in arrangements.
- Sow outdoors in spring after last frost or in late summer.
The Burpee Butterfly Weed Asclepias Seed produces bright orange blossoms for attracting butterflies. This seed grows best in full sunlight and can be used for borders or as cut flowers.
Produces bright orange blossoms
Grows best in full sunlight
21 days to germinate and 36 weeks to bloom
Plant 12- 18 in. apart
Up to 36 in. mature height
Spacing: 12-18 in.
Perennial, zones 3-10. To get a head start, sow seeds indoors about 6 weeks before outdoor planting time. Plants are slow to emerge in spring