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

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Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Pleurisy Root
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Pleurisy Root

2347

Product ID: 2347

Showy orange flowers.

Attracts butterflies and bees. Grows well in arid soils. Also known as milkweed or butterfly weed. Medicinal: Roots are a respiratory expectorant and diaphoretic. Zones 4-9. NOTE: Wild populations of Pleurisy Root have been deemed to be in danger of extinction. Harvesting of plants in the wild is strongly discouraged. Ht. 12-24". Avg. 5,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2347Packet  $3.65 
23471/4 Ounce  $11.25 
23471 Ounce  $38.50 
23471/4 Pound  $118.75 
Backordered until 02/12/15
23471 Pound  $355.00 
Backordered until 02/12/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90

Plant Cycle:   (P)  

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Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

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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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