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Type: Perennial
Seed #: 337
Common Name: Butterfly Weed
Latin Name: Asclepias incarnata
Variety: Ice Ballet
Colour: white
Temperature: 18C - 25C (64F - 77F) (Zone 3)
Zone: 3
Blooms: June - August
Site: Full Sun
Height: 60cm - 90cm (24" - 35")
Spread: 60cm - 90cm (24" - 35")
Seeds per pack: 0
Price: $0.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant produces amazing cutflower. This plant is a great water saver. Also perfect for the busy lifestyle gardener or just that dry area where nothing seems to grow.
Attracts
Butterflies
Great
Cutflower
Drought
Tolerant



Cannot ship to the USA
Butterfly Weed


Notes: Produces unique bunches of white flowers that are magnets to bees, butterflies. This is a vital food source for Monarch butterflies. Long lasting flowers on a sturdy stem, makes it great for cutting. Tip:Sear Stem ends with candle or lighter to extend life. Awesome addition to a Moon Garden.


Instructions: Plant seeds directly outside in the fall with very light cover. Germination 18 - 28 days.


Habitat: Prefers consistently moist soil.


History: Native to Eastern North America.


Medicinal: All parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested, but the beauty of the flower is remarkable.


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Bee Balm - A slow spreading plant that has a great aroma. Sprinkle its leaves and flowers in fruit salads. Good plant for poor, well drained soil. It has a unique flowering habit, funky seed heads which makes it a gorgeous as a cut flower. Butterflies and hummingbirds love this plant and it is drought tolerant and deer resistant. Note that the bergamot herb is not the source of bergamot oil.   Globe Thistle - Vibrant violet blue with globe shaped flowers on long stemmed silvery blue foliage. Very striking as a cut flower and holds its blue color amazingly well after drying.  Grows in any soil as long as it is well drained. Deer resistant, drought tolerant and works well in wildflower garden or herbaceous border. Great  addition to a Moon Garden.   Columbine Mix - Flowers make a bold statement in beds borders, rock gardens and early bouquets. Grows well in part to full shade. Great selection for naturalized or woodland gardens.Gorgeous!
Bee Balm   Globe Thistle   Columbine Mix
(Monarda didyma)   (Echinops ritro)   (Aquilegia)

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