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Native host plant for Monarch Butterflies that will regrow each spring after sowing from seed. Deep tap roots make this a good drought tolerant plant to grow in zones 3 - 9.

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**Earthcare Milkweed Seeds come already Cold Stratified and ready to sow saving the 30-90 days cold stratification required for germination**

Native host plant for Monarch Butterflies that will regrow each spring after sowing from seed. Deep tap roots make this a good drought tolerant plant to grow in USDA Zones 3 - 9.

The seeds are fresh for the current year and can be kept in the fridge until ready for sowing.

Description and planting guides are on each packet.

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Soil Type: Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Chalky Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Clay Soil, Silty Soil, Loamy Soil
Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Water Needs: Moderate, Very Low
Light: Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade
Growth Cycle: Perennial
Color: Orange
Height: g: Up to 3 Feet
Growing Instructions: Sow in Spring or Fall 1/8" deep into finely raked soil. Cover lightly and keep moist. Germination 7-21 days (70-75F).
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter
Growth Rate Moderate
Already Cold Stratified: Yes

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