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Asclepias curassavica

(Additional Butterfly Weeds can be found in "Perennial Butterfly Weed")

Silky Formula Mix Butterfly Weed - Annual Flower Seeds AN11689

SILKY FORMULA MIX Butterfly Weed Seeds

A formula mix of Silky Deep Red, Silky Gold, and Silky Scarlet. Brilliant blooms, butterflies love them, very long blooming. Grows to 3 feet tall. Combines beautifully with Jupiter's Beard.

40 Seeds: $2.99 QTY:
Silky Scarlet Butterfly Weed - Annual Flower Seeds AN11688

SILKY SCARLET Butterfly Weed Seeds

3 foot tall, heavy blooming plants produce clouds of orange-red blooms from summer until frost. They attract swarms of butterflies.

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Silky Deep Red Butterfly Weed - Annual Flower Seeds AN00137

SILKY DEEP RED Butterfly Weed Seeds

A tropical butterfly weed which grows to 3 feet tall and spreads to 1 foot wide. It produces electric red and orange, umbel type flower heads from summer right up until frost. Don't confuse this with the common butterfly weed, which is not nearly as showy. An excellent choice for accents and background plantings. And yes, of course- it is the King of all the plants if you happen to be a butterfly.

40 Seeds: $2.99 QTY:
Silky Gold Butterfly Weed - Annual Flower Seeds AN11690

SILKY GOLD Butterfly Weed Seeds

Brilliant, luminous golden-yellow blooms are produced in large umbels all summer right up until frost. Butterflies are crazy about them. Grows to 3 feet tall and is a choice plant for background plantings.

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How to Plant Butterfly Weed Seeds

Sow seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 70-85° germination is in 10-20 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds in groups of 3-4 seeds, spaced 1-2 feet apart. Thin to the strongest plant.

Asclepias curassavica illustration, circa 1815.