Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed Seeds Monarch Butterfly Host Plant Native Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed Seeds Monarch Butterfly Host Plant Native Plant Milkweed Seeds
This listing is for 25 seeds of the wild orange butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa. This is the common milkweed seen growing in ditches and prairie plantings here in Arkansas. This is a great host plant for Monarch butterflies. Adult butterflies sip the flower nectar. The butterfly larvae feed on the actual plant. This is a perennial milkweed in zones 4-9.
Butterfly weed is a beautiful addition to informal wildflower bouquets, second photo. Grow this plant with other native type plants. Looks great with dark purple salvia and ornamental grasses.
This plant is a must for anyone establishing a butterfly garden. Great for all types of butterflies and other pollinators. This is a perennial and will bloom the second year when grown from seed. All seeds come packaged in a kraft paper envelope. Complete growing information included with all orders.
****Milkweeds are considered poisonous and should be grown with caution around pets, livestock and children. It is one reason the deer seem to leave this plant alone. ***