Butterfly Milkweed, PA Ecotype, Asclepias tuberosa, PA Ecotype seed
Asclepias tuberosa, PA Ecotype

Butterfly Milkweed, PA Ecotype

Showy clump-forming species with tuberous roots; essential food source for monarch butterfly caterpillars.

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General Product Information
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  • Characteristics:
    Multi-stemmed.
  • Habitat:
    Dry woods, abandoned fields, roadsides, shale barrens; grows best in well-drained soils.
  • Bloom Period:
    April to September
  • Flower Color:
    Orange
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    16 in
  • pH:
    4.8 – 6.8
  • Pollinator Value:
    Very High
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    High
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    70,000
  • Seeding Rate:
    Up to 0.5 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy
Included in mixes

$312.00/lb

Description

The native wildflowers and grasses in this mix provide an attractive display of color from spring to fall. Designed for mesic to upland sites and full sun to lightly shaded areas. This mix will attract a variety of pollinators and songbirds. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Purple, Red, White, Yellow

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