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Native Milkweed Selections

Butterfly-Friendly Mix

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Native Milkweed Selections

Butterfly-Friendly Mix

  • Attract and nurture butterflies
  • Range of cheery colors brightens your midsummer garden
  • Carefree wildflowers, grow and bloom easily
  • Long-lasting cut flowers
  • After pods form, harvest for decorations or crafts
Want to help the threatened and beautiful Monarch butterflies, and still have a pretty garden? Our mix of native and cultivated milkweeds is the answer. Pretty shades of orange, pink, and lemon yellow burst on the scene every summer, providing your garden with lively color while attracting the butterflies and other pollinators. Plus, the plants are deer-resistant, drought-tolerant, and out-compete grass. Win-win!

Thrives in a sunny spot with consistent moisture and good drainage. 18-36 inches tall. Zones 4-9.

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  • Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa, Asclepias incarnata, Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'
  • Height: 18 - 36
  • Spacing: 18 - 36"
  • Spread:18 - 36"
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Color: Mixed shades of orange, pink and lemon yellow.
  • Size: 2.5" Pot
  • Blooms: Mid Summer, Late Summer
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Form: Perennial
  • Flower Form: Milkweed-like blossoms. Flowers about 1/4" across in short umbel-like cymes or clusters.
  • Soil Requirements: Dry Soil
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Pruning: Deadheading can prolong blooming time.
  • Foliage: Alternate, lanceolate or oblong, 2-6" long and 1/4 to 1" wide.

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