Seed Needs Milkweed Seed Collection (6 Individual Seed Packets) Open Pollinated Seeds

Price: $21.90

  • Milkweed typically grows between 12 inches and 48 inches tall, depending on the variety grown. They will attract an array of beneficial insects to the garden, and act as the Monarch Butterflies main food source.
  • All Milkweed seeds sold by Seed Needs are Non-GMO based seed products and are intended for the current & the following growing season. All seeds are produced from open pollinated plants, stored in a temperature controlled facility and constantly moved out due to popularity.
  • The following Milkweed varieties are included: Swamp Milkweed, Showy Milkweed, Common Milkweed, Butterfly Milkweed, Autumn Blaze Mixed Milkweed and Mexican Milkweed (AKA Bloodflower)

Asclepias tuberosa Orange Butterfly Weed (1 Order Contains 2 Potted Plants)

Asclepias tuberosa Orange Butterfly Weed (1 Order Contains 2 Potted Plants)

Price: $16.95

  • easy to grow plant
  • Butterfly Garden Plants
  • Orange flowers attract butterflies

Common Milkweed Seed Balls for Fall Planting (Asclepias syriaca) (50)

Price: $14.50

  • Scientifically developed process and gentle seed handling.
  • Effortless and enjoyable perennial gardening for all ages!
  • Provides nutrients and retains moisture for better germination and growth.

Swamp Milkweed Seed Balls for Fall Planting (Asclepias incarnata) (20)

Price: $16.50

  • With gorgeous pink flowers, Swamp Milkweed is Monarch butterflies' favorite host plant.
  • A 1/2" diameter seed ball for planting in the Fall- Requires moist soil.
  • Milkweed and most perennial wildflowers need to over-winter in the ground before they germinate.

Growing Milkweed for Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies have suffered a severe population decline and you can help provide habitat for them during their migration by growing milkweed. There are more than 40 varieties, one perfect...

Planting milkweed in home landscapes - High Plains Journal

Some milkweed species are attractive additions to home landscapes, and monarch butterflies like them too. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on selecting and establishing milkweed. For more information, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or .

Which milkweed species are best suited to home...


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  2. ENJOYING NATURE: A butterfly story that you can be part of
    The monarch caterpillars eat exclusively milkweed plants, and the toxins in the milkweed make them unpalatable to predators, both as caterpillars and as butterflies. The monarchs go from egg, to larva, to pupa, to butterfly in just a few weeks. Then
  3. U.S. News & World Report Free Milkweed Seedlings Available at Norfolk Office
    The seedlings, planting instructions and other educational information will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Game and Parks' Northeast District Office, 2201 N. 13th St. Milkweed is the host plant for the monarch. Monarchs lay eggs only
  4. Miami Herald Yes, milkweed attracts monarch butterflies, but its story is more complicated
    If you've ever watched just a few milkweed plants in your garden, you know that monarchs and other milkweed butterflies will certainly detect them and lay eggs. The caterpillars will then absolutely eat themselves out of house and home, stripping a few
  5. Valley morning Star Passionate purples power les papillion
    Three plants with full sun and low water requirements that provide great nectar and work well together are the vitex (or chaste) tree (Vitex agnus-castus); giant milkweed, (Calotropsis gigantean); and native crucita, (Chromolaena odorata). Chaste tree


  1. Asclepias is also known as "Silk of America" which is a strand of common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) gathered mainly in the valley of the Saint Lawrence River in Canada. The silk is used in thermal insulation, acoustic insulation, and oil absorbents.
  2. The milkweed plant may be considered a weed and banished from the garden by those unaware of its special traits. However, planting milkweed in the garden is a good thing. Learn more in this article.
  3. Common milkweed plants grow best in full sun and well-drained soil, but, as tough as they are, they tend to tolerate clay soil, as well. Like many types of wildflowers, Asclepias syriaca is a drought-resistant plant.
  4. Asclepias syriaca, commonly called common milkweed, butterfly flower, silkweed, silky swallow-wort, and Virginia silkweed, is a species of flowering plant. It is in the genus Asclepias , the milkweeds .
  5. Please plant milkweed to support monarch populations, and their incredible migration! Planting milkweed is a great way to help other pollinators too, as they provide valuable nectar resources to a diverse suite of bees and butterflies.
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