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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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Wallflower - Scented goddess. The perfect border plant that is great in beds. This early, lengthy bloomer provides masses of sweetly scented flowers in marbled  and solid colours. Plant in a sunny, open position in well drained fertile soil. Cut back after blooming leaving  only a few leaves on each stem. Spectacular cut-flower. The incredible aroma easily fills a room. Very easy to grow and deer resistant. Great early Spring scent and colour. Will bloom early as  February in warm climates.   Pink Foxglove - Foxglove produces spires of large pink tubular florets with speckled throats. Flowers 1st year from early sowing. Plants are hardy biennials.Useful as cut flower or wild flowers.   Echinacea - A bouquet sweet scent fills a room and the birds love the seed heads in winter garden. Echinacea is reputed to increase the bodies resistance to infection and colds. Scented, deer resistant ,drought tolerant and attracts beneficial insects. Striking purple daisy like flowers with orange and golden  brown central cones.  A very frost hardy plant that likes full sun and fertile soil and will provide abundant cut-flowers once established.
Wallflower   Pink Foxglove   Echinacea
(Erysimum cheiri )   (Digitalis purpurea)   (Echinacea purpurea)

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