Asclepias erosa Seeds


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Botanical name Asclepias erosa
Common name Desert milkweed

Host plant for Monarch and Striated Queen butterflies. It grows 2-4′ high and spreads by rhizomes. The large, yellow-white flowerheads attract numerous pollinators. Dormant in fall/winter. Prefers full sun and deep, sandy, well-draining soils.

Family Apocynaceae
Plant Type Perennial herb
Mature Size 2-4’H x 1-2’W
Flower Color Cream
Flowering Season Summer
Cold Tolerance Hardy to 15F
Wildlife Benefited Butterflies/Moths, bees
Warnings Toxic
Sowing Time Spring, Summer
Pre- Treatment None

Please note that we can only ship to CA, NV, AZ, and UT. Packet contains 10 seeds

Sowing Guide

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