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Bulk Bloodflower / Sunset Flower Seeds

Bulk Bloodflower / Sunset Flower Seeds

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Sure to make a splash in any wildflower garden, this unique Asclepias variety in some ways resembles, but is much flashier in color and form than its Butterfly Mildweed cousin, which most gardeners will be more familiar with. Known by many names, including Mexican Butterfly Weed, Scarlet Milkweed and Tropical Milkweed, this evergreen perennial shrub is native to the American Tropics and is as attractive to butterflies as it is to the gardener.

About

Seed Type Heirloom
Plant Type Upright
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Erect
Bloom Season Summer through Fall
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Poor Soil Tolerant, Wet Area Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer
Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators

How to Plant

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Height 40 inches
Plant Spacing 15 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Seed Coverage

Amount
Recommended Coverage
1 Ounce Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft
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