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

BUTTERFLY WEED SEEDS

Bloodflower, Tropical Milkweed

Asclepias curassavica

How to plant Butterfly Weed seeds

Butterfly Weed Silky Gold - Asclepias curassavica - Annual Flower Seeds AN11690

SILKY GOLD Butterfly Weed

A tropical butterfly weed which grows to 3 ft. tall and spreads to 1 ft. wide. It produces luminous, golden-yellow, 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, butterfly weed is the King of all the plants if you happen to be a butterfly.

30 seeds - $2.99
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Butterfly Weed Silky Deep Red - Asclepias curassavica - annual flower seeds. AN00137

SILKY DEEP RED Butterfly Weed

It produces electric red and orange, umbel type flower heads from summer until frost.

30 seeds - $2.99
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SILKY FORMULA MIX Butterfly Weed

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

30 seeds - $2.99
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How to Plant Butterfly Weed Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

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