Prairie Moon Nursery - Milkweed Collection

(No reviews yet) Write a Review
11/16/2023 10:49:41
Makes a great gift! Support of Monarchs and awareness of their unique connection with Milkweed is on the rise since they were listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Monarch numbers plummeted due to habitat loss and environmental stress. Milkweeds are the ONLY host plants for the Monarch butterfly; the only place they lay their eggs and the sole food source for hungry caterpillars. This iconic butterfly species exhibits one of the most impressive migrations on earth: a multi-generational voyage that spans nearly the entire width of the North American continent. Boost Monarch populations by planting Milkweed in every garden across the country! A Seed Packet Collection is packaged in a stylish 6.75” x 4.5”, resealable, paper envelope with illustrated depictions of the 6 species inside; beautiful enough to frame!

The Milkweed Collection includes 6 species, 1 seed packet of each:

Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata) - 30 seeds
Rose Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) - 100 seeds
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) - 150 seeds
Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) - 100 seeds
Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata) - 100 seeds
Spider Milkweed (Asclepias viridis) - 30 seeds

Planting suggestions:

The sun and soil needs of each Milkweed in this Seed Packet Collection vary; they are not meant to be planted together. Surface sow outdoors on weed-free sites late fall. Expect first blooms in year 2 or 3.