Hundredfold Butterfly Weed 50 Flower Seeds – Asclepias tuberosa, Orange Milkweed Pleurisy Root US and Canada Native, Host Plant for Monarch Butterfly Larvae
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A butterfly garden staple, butterfly weed is one of the few host plants for monarch caterpillars
The eye-catching orange flowers attract bees and butterflies
Slow to germinate, it needs at least three weeks to germinate at 70°F (21°C)
Each package contains 50 open-pollinated seeds
Hundredfold for sustainable growth: A trusted Toronto-based brand since 2017
Also called: Orange Milkweed, Butterfly Milkweed, and Pleurisy Root
No butterfly garden is complete without a butterfly weed. Unlike American Lady (Painted Lady) larvae, which have a broad diet, monarch larvae are extremely picky about food. They only feed on a select number of native plants, which include butterfly weed, common milkweed, and swamp milkweed. Butterfly watching is profoundly beneficial, both physically and emotionally. While we can’t guarantee monarchs will come and lay eggs on your butterfly weeds. We are confident that when they bloom; they will attract at least one kind of butterflies to your garden, for the sweet nectar.
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