Asclepias sullivantii (prairie milkweed) Sow seeds indoors in flats 1/4" deep, moisten soil, cover with plastic, and refrigerate for 10 days. Thereafter, provide light and 50-75°F. This moist stratification is not absolutely necessary, but will help to increase germination.
A close-up of showy milkweed flowers reveals an explosion of nectar-filled stars that support monarchs and other precious pollinators. More Asclepias speciosa info and seeds... Native to western half of USA
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In addition to recycling plastic bottles and jugs for watering slowly, try to recycle your waste water for the garden. Water collected in rain barrels, or water from the bath or laundry can be used in the garden.
Spring Sowing Containers are a faster, easier way to start warm weather milkweed seeds including tropical milkweed. Learn the differences between spring and winter sowing and discover how to give your milkweed seedlings a huge head start each spring...