ASCLEPIAS speciosa

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ASCLEPIAS speciosa

Milkweed, Butterflyweed
Select Item No. AA979

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Origin: Western North America
Special Features: Purple-pink flowers in bell shaped umbels.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple-pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z2 - Z9
Foliage: large, slightly hairy
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: moist
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 7.69231 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
130
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
15 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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