Milkweed Showy Expand

Milkweed Showy


Prettier by far than Common Milkweed and just as important for Monarch Butterflies. We grow this variety and scatter seeds each year in waste lands where they will grow to enhance the beauty of the area, and help the Monarch survive.

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Data sheet

Soil Type: Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Water Needs: Low, Low/Moderate, Very Low
Light: Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade
Growth Cycle: Perennial
Edible: Yes, with Caution
Color: Pink
Height: g: Up to 3 Feet, h: Up to 4 Feet
Growing Instructions: Direct sow in fall or winter. Stratify in freezer 4-8 weeks for spring sowing. Scatter seeds onto finely raked soil and barely cover. Keep moist until germination 7-14 days.
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators, Medicinal Value, Cut Flowers
Growth Rate: Moderate
Already Cold Stratified: Yes


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