40+ MILKWEED BLOODFLOWER FLOWER SEEDS / PERENNIAL/ DEER RESISTANT/ BUTTERFLY - Rancupid Mall

40+ MILKWEED BLOODFLOWER FLOWER SEEDS / PERENNIAL/ DEER RESISTANT/ BUTTERFLY

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40+ BLOODFLOWER BUTTERFLY MILKWEED , Asclepias curassavica / Perennial / Butterfly Food 

AKA: Silkweed, Scarlet Milkweed, Mexican Butterfly Weed, Tropical Milkweed, Cotton Bush

2 - 4 FEET TALL with 12 - 18 INCH SPREAD FLAT UMBELS OF RED COROLLAS & BRIGHT ORANGE HOODS.

Fragrant Vanilla scented native of the West Indies and South America. Notably members of the Danainae subfamily which is a food source for Monarch and Queen Butterflies. Also attracts eastern tiger swallows, giant swallowtails, painted ladies, and hummingbirds. Pinching back plant will encourage a bushier growth, provides more leaves for the caterpillars. Cut off pods if you do not want it to spread. (produces many seeds in the seed pods) This one milkweed does not need a cold treatment like many of the others. Flowering can occur year round and used as a cut flower, but with a milky sap. Dried seed pods are attractive in arrangements. 

BLOOMS JUNE TO OCTOBER ZONES 8 - 11 

PERENNIAL IN WARMER CLIMATES AND ANNUAL IN COLD. RESOWS NATURALLY WITH SILK TAILED SEEDS. 

DEER RESISTANT / FRAGRANT / BUTTERFLY & BIRD MAGNET
 
ALL ADDITIONAL ITEMS SHIP FREE / GROWING INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDED