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Butterfly Milkweed Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Butterfly Milkweed Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

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You will get 80 seeds of Asclepias tuberosa, BUTTERFLY MILKWEED BUTTERFLY WEED for planting.

Asclepias tuberosa, also known as Butterfly Milkweed or Butterfly Weed, is a perennial plant native to eastern North America that grows up to 2 feet tall and has orange or yellow flowers. It attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, and other insects and prefers dry, sandy soil and full sun. It has healing properties used in herbalism but should not be used by pregnant women and infants due to its small amount of cardiac glycosides.

Scarification: none required

Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days

Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

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