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Renee's Garden Asclepias Butterfly Bright Wings

Assist Your Butterflies and Bees

Brand: Renee's Garden    Item Number: SWF4093

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

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 & 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.

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.

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good Fall Color
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Suited to Warmer Climates
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Mix, Orange, Red, Yellow Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Ornamental
Life Cycle Tender Perennial Planting Time Spring
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Upright
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Mix, Orange, Red, Yellow
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Ornamental
Life Cycle Tender Perennial
Planting Time Spring
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

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.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

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