Butterfly Flower

Butterfly Flower - Seeds & Bulbs

Butterfly Flower
(Asclepias tuberosa)

Butterflies will seek out your garden when you have this vigorous perennial, shrub-like plant. You can also observe the life cycle of the monarch by adding this plant to your garden. Beginning in late spring, it produces a profusion of Fiery, red-orange flowers followed by decorative green seed pods. Drought tolerant, good cut flower.

Average Count: 35 Seeds

Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Late Spring, Summer
Height: 24"
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: After all danger of frost has passed and up to 8 weeks before first frost
When to Sow Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before last frost
Seed Depth: 1/4 "
Seed Spacing: 3"
Days to Emerge: 14 to 28
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 16 to 24 inches apart

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