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  1. Plant Milkweed in the Fall?

    Native Plant Conosoure:  Hi! I was wondering if milkweed plugs can be planted in the fall, before the first freeze. Thanks! Natural Communities: I would say yes, with one caveat. I would caution you against planting Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed) super-late in the season, i.e. after say the 15th of October.  It would probably be OK, but Asclepias tuberosa...

  2. Asclepias sullivantii (Prairie Milkweed)

    From $ 5.99

    Certain milkweeds take a bit of time to grow depending on the year so these may not be ready until approximately early June. Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because...

  3. Asclepias sullivantii (Prairie Milkweed) Seed Sold Out

    From $ 29.95

    Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because they were problematic in agricultural fields. However, that's no longer the case with regular Glyphosate treatments to agricultural fields wiping out all...

  4. Asclepias exaltata (Poke Milkweed)

    From $ 5.99

    Certain milkweeds take a bit of time to grow depending on the year so these may not be ready until approximately early June. Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because...

  5. Asclepias exaltata (Poke Milkweed) Seed Sold Out

    From $ 29.95

    Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because they were problematic in agricultural fields. However, that's no longer the case with regular Glyphosate treatments to agricultural fields wiping out all...

  6. Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed) Seed

    $ 39.99

    Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because they were problematic in agricultural fields. However, that's no longer the case with regular Glyphosate treatments to agricultural fields wiping out all...

  7. Asclepias incarnata (Rose Milkweed / Swamp Milkweed)

    From $ 4.99

    Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because they were problematic in agricultural fields. However, that's no longer the case with regular Glyphosate treatments to agricultural fields wiping out all...

  8. Asclepias incarnata (Rose Milkweed / Swamp Milkweed) Seed Sold Out

    From $ 49.99

    Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because they were problematic in agricultural fields. However, that's no longer the case with regular Glyphosate treatments to agricultural fields wiping out all...

  9. Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed) Seed

    From $ 44.95

    Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for the larval food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because they were problematic in agricultural fields. However, that's no longer the case with regular Glyphosate treatments to agricultural fields wiping out...

  10. Asclepias verticillata (Whorled Milkweed)

    From $ 4.99

    Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because they were problematic in agricultural fields. However, that's no longer the case with regular Glyphosate treatments to agricultural fields wiping out all...

  11. Asclepias verticillata (Whorled Milkweed) Seed Sold Out

    From $ 29.95

    Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because they were problematic in agricultural fields. However, that's no longer the case with regular Glyphosate treatments to agricultural fields wiping out all...

  12. Asclepias viridiflora (Short Green Milkweed)

    From $ 5.99

    Certain milkweeds take a bit of time to grow depending on the year so these may not be ready until approximately early June. Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because...

  13. Asclepias hirtella (Tall Green Milkweed)

    From $ 5.99

    Certain milkweeds take a bit of time to grow depending on the year so these may not be ready until approximately early June. Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and a food source for the larva and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called...

  14. Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed)

    From $ 4.99

    Certain milkweeds take a bit of time to grow depending on the year so these may not be ready until approximately early June. Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because...

  15. Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed)

    From $ 4.99

    Certain milkweeds take a bit of time to grow depending on the year so these may not be ready until approximately early June. Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because...

  16. Asclepias viridis (Green antelopehorn Milkweed) Sold Out

    From $ 5.99

    Certain milkweeds take a bit of time to grow depending on the year so these may not be ready until approximately early June. Monarch Butterflies are fully and exclusively dependent upon milkweeds for laying eggs and for larva food source and they can nectar. These plants were once so plentiful they were literally called weeds because...

  17. Milkweeds & Monarchs

    With the dramatic decline of the Monarch Butterfly, milkweeds and pollinator favorites are the name of the game in today’s native landscaping. Why? Milkweeds provide the exclusive food to the Monarch's caterpillar. Consider planting a milkweed and season long bloom times to aid in their recovery. Also because we have lost so many milkweeds in...

  18. Milkweeds & Monarchs

    With the dramatic decline of the Monarch Butterfly, milkweeds and pollinator favorites are the name of the game in today’s native landscaping. Why? Milkweeds provide the exclusive food to the Monarch's caterpillar. Consider planting a milkweed and season long bloom times to aid in their recovery.   Also because we have lost so many milkweeds...

  19. Container & Urban Native Gardens

    Question: I have a roof top deck with planters in Chicago. Do you have any native plants that will work in this urban environment?   Answer: Laurie, yes I believe I have some plants that may work for you.  Admittedly I have never installed natives in a roof top planter, but dry prairie species should...

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