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Showy Milkweed Seed Packet

SKU: AM013015
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Similar to Common Milkweed in looks, Showy Milkweed has soft, pastel pink flower clusters with longer petals. This sun-loving asclepias grows well in dry, fast-draining soil and requires little supplemental water once established. A prolific and important nectar source for Monarch butterflies, bees, and other beneficial bugs. Re-seeds readily. (Asclepias speciosa)
key features
Botanical Name
Asclepias speciosa
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Fragrant, Mass Plantings
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Life Cycle
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
Up to 48" tall
Seed Coverage
covers approximately 50 square feet
Bloom Time
Early to late summer