Asclepias - Bright Wings -Asclepias curassavica
Tender Perennial - Exclusive - midsummer bloomer has bright clusters of blossoms in sunset colors. Butterflies eagerly visit these vivid flowers. Reliable hot weather lover, fine cut flower.
Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 14-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 2-3 feet
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 35-40 Seeds
Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.
Planting & Care
Soil & Water:Requires excellent drainage and regular soil without amendment.
Planting & Growing: Start seed indoors, sowing in 4" pots of seed starting mix and cover 1/4" deep. Keep warm and moist and provide a strong light source. Transplant into the garden at 12" spacing when conditions permit.
To start outdoors, sow seed 4-5 inches apart in finely textured, well worked bed in full sun. Cover 1/4" deep and keep moist. Thin to 12 inches apart.
Harvesting & Storage:For longest lasting flowers, harvest either very early or late in the day after 2/3 of the florets are open. Do not sear ends in hot water.