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BUTTERFLYWEED-Heirloom Herb Seed

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Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa     
Plant Type:Perennial, Flower, Heirloom,Organic,Herb, medicinal
Bloom Time: mid summer/Fall
Bloom Color:bright orange
Exposure:full sun
Moisture: average
Soil: well drained
Maintenance: low
Harvest/maturity: n/a
Germination: 7-12 days

Description:  Butterflyweed (asclepias tuberosa) has beautiful bright orange flowers that cover the plant from mid-summer until early fall. Butterflyweed attracts bees, hummingbirds, moths, and butterflies. Blooms reliably from seed the first year if sown early. Butterflyweed will reach 2-3'
 in dry sandy soil and in welldrained loams.        
         Planting:   Sow Butterflyweed seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil in pots. Germination will occur with no treatment but benefits from cold stratification. Do not overwater. Transplant outdoors 12-24" apart when light frost is still possible.
Pkt: approx.20 Seed

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