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What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Painted Lady Nectar Seed Collection

 

Regular Price: $19.95

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The Painted Lady Nectar Collection attracts gorgeous painted lady butterflies to your garden with a variety of pollen-rich and host plants that are necessary to their survival. This easy-to-grow collection features one biennial (Hollyhock) and four perennials (Liatris, Joe-Pye Weed, Iron Weed and New England Aster) that offer up a source of food and habitat for painted lady butterflies.

Zones 1 - 10
Ideal Regions
Northeast
Southeast
Midwest
Southwest
West
Pacific Northwest
Advantages
Hummingbirds & Butterflies
Hummingbirds & Butterflies
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Size Packet
SKU AAS9WKT

What's in this Mix?

The Painted Lady Nectar Collection Nectar collection includes Hollyhocks, Liatris, Joe-Pye Weed, Iron Weed and New England Aster to help attract, feed and provide breeding grounds for these gorgeous butterflies.

Native Iron Weed blooms in mid to late summer and asks a host plant for painted ladies to lay their eggs. Hollyhock, a biennial, is a gorgeous blooming variety and also acts as a host plant for larvae. Native Joe-Pye Weed, Liatris, and New England Aster are nectar-rich food sources for painted ladies and bloom from summer into the fall. This long-lasting collection can be planted in the spring or the fall and starts blooming in the second season, providing a habitat for painted lady butterflies for years to come.

Plant Information

SKU AAS9WKT
Light Requirements Full Sun
Seed Life Cycle Mixture of Annuals & Perennials
Ships As Seed
Coverage 100-150 sq ft.
Days to Bloom 5-7 weeks after germination
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Moist/Wet Soil, Acidic Soil
Advantages Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Non-GMO Yes
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada Yes

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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