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Asclepias speciosa, Showy Milkweed Seed Balls

  • 1950
  • was $17.00


Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa). Large clusters of pink and white flowers on deep green architectural stems that reach 5 feet tall. A striking backdrop for smaller wildflowers. Showy Milkweed is a critical host plant for the Monarch butterfly in the Central and Western US. A striking US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.



Plant outdoors Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the second year.

DETAILED INFORMATION
• A perennial
• Native to Central and Western US
• full sun and well-draining
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Fall, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9

Showy Milkweed is native to the following states:
Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

ABOUT SEED BALLS
Seed balls (seed bombs) are 1/2-inch balls of dried soil and seeds. Essentially, they are pre-planted seeds. They are great for no-till gardening and beautifying neglected landscapes. Sow by pressing the seed ball halfway into the surrounding soil. Plant in habitats in need of biodiversity. Non-GMO. Pesticide free.

A seed ball protects seeds from erosion, foraging, and harsh conditions. This protective property often results in higher but slower germination rates. Please be patient with your seed balls. Placed in the appropriate soil and climate, they will grow.

OUR PROMISE
Grow seed balls risk free. If you are not satisfied, we will refund or replace the products that disappointed you. Why? Because we want to grow a greener, more biodiverse planet, and we want you to plant more native wildflowers and tasty vegetables. Warranty excludes custom orders and discounted overstock.>

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