Butterfly Milkweed Flowers pk/100

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SKU FL80-100
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Perennial. Asclepias tuberosa. Plant produces colorful blossoms of bright orange flowers. These flowers attract butterflies! Mulch lightly to protect from severe winter. It is recommended to plant in the fall. For spring planting, seeds should be cold stratified prior to sowing.

Lot No: R

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 01/19

Seeds Per Pound: 90,000

Plant Height: 36” tall

Bloom Season: Summer

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow



Perennials Flowers

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"70 F to 85 F 7 to 14 daysPartial Shade/Full Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"12 - 36" 6 to 24"45 - 100 days
Flower Seed (Perennials) Planting Information:

Perennial flowers do best when planted indoors and transplanted outdoors when danger of frost has past. Plant your seeds indoors, 5 to 7 weeks before setting outside. For tiny seeds, do not cover with seed starting mix. Just sprinkle the seeds on top. Transplant them outside in garden when seedlings are established. Unlike Annuals, Perennials will grow each year. Plants can grow 1 - 3 ft tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro periodically.

Harvest Tips:

Snip the stems with garden scissors when flowers are in full color.


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