Asclepias speciosa


$225.00 /lb

TYPE:  Perennial 


HEIGHT: 1 - 4 feet


HABITAT: Well drained soil; moist or dry; full sun


SEEDING RATE: 7-12 lbs per acre with approximately 102,000 seeds per lb


STRATIFICATION: Requires 30-90 days of cold

This herbaceous perennial is commonly found in ditches alongside the road. Its rhizomatic roots and drought tolerance make it a good candidate for restoration projects.  Showy milkweed is very important to the Monarch butterfly. Not only do they feed on the nectar but their larvae will only feed on milkweed plants.

Planting instructions: For general ground prep (click here). Best planted in the fall. Plant no more than 1/4 inch deep. 

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26366 Gap Rd, Brownsville, OR 97327