Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Performs Well in Protected Culture

Performs Well in Protected Culture

Variety does especially well when started in, or grown in, a protected environment.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Silky Formula Mix
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Silky Formula Mix

1641

Product ID: 1641

Bred for greenhouse and field production.

Mix consists of Gold, Deep Red (which has deep bronze foliage), and Scarlet. Prefers warm, dry conditions. Attracts butterflies. Also known as milkweed or butterfly weed. Zones 7-10. Ht. 28-40". Avg. 10,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1641Packet  $3.45 
1641250 Seeds  $7.75 
1641500 Seeds  $13.40 
16411,000 Seeds  $22.50 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90

Plant Cycle:   (TP)  

Product Symbols:

Grows Well in Containers   Performs Well in Protected Culture   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

Shipping Information & Notes

CAUTION! Sap may cause eye irritation.

Perennial in warmer climates.

Growing Information

Asclepias

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 10-12 weeks before last frost.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.

PLANT SPACING: 12-24".

HARDINESS ZONES: Varies.

HARVEST: 1/2 to 2/3 of flowers are open. If stems wilt after harvest rehydrate in water for 24 hours.
CAUTION: Milky sap may cause eye and skin irritation.


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