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A tuberous rooted perennial with narrow foliage, Milkweed is an upright and vigorous plant that gets its name for attracting butterflies!
Great for cut flower arrangements. Plant along wood side edges as an attractant for butterflies. Mulch lightly to protect from severe winters.
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Sow Butterfly Weed seeds roughly 10"-12" apart.
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After all danger of frost has passed, sow Butterfly Weed seeds in open ground well exposed. Cover with 0.125" of soil. For earlier blooms, start indoors about 6-8 weeks before last frost. When plants are 2" high, thin or transplant before they become crowded.
Mulch lightly to protect from severe winters.