***(This variety can not be shipped to Hawaii per state regulations. If your shipping address is in Hawaii, we ask that you please do not order.)***
This heirloom species provides food and habitat for monarch butterflies and is an essential host plant for their caterpillars. In summer, pink to purplish or white flowers are followed by decorative seedpods that are beautiful in dried arrangements. Robust, shrub-like perennial spreads by underground rhizomes. Native throughout much of the eastern and central United States. Sap is toxic; avoid eye/skin contact and do not ingest. Botanical Interests’® Common Milkweed Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
We cannot ship this variety to Hawaii as per state regulations. Please do not order if your shipping address is in these states.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date, or in the fall for spring germination.
Indoors: Sow 6-8 weeks before your average last frost date.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.