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Silky Mix Butterfly Plant

Hosts Monarch Butterflies!

Deep red with bronze foliage, gold and orange-red blooms put on an intense color display. Your garden will teem with hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows 24-28 in. tall. Cut flowers make long-lasting arrangements! Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Blooms in midsummer.



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  • Botanical Name: Asclepias Curassavica 'Silky'
  • Height: 24-28"
  • Spacing: 15"
  • Depth: 1/8"
  • Spread: 12-18"
  • Light Required: Full sun
  • Color: Deep red, gold, orangey-red
  • Foliage: Medium green, 5" elliptical leaves
  • Blooms: 4 weeks in summer
  • Zone: annual (hardy in zones 9-11)
  • Flower Form: Many small umbels of many small flowers
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, not too wet
  • Seed Count: 30 seeds per packet
  • Comments: Intense color display, does well in a warm, rather dry location, high quality cut flower with long vase life, extremely attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds-host plant for Monarch butterflies

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