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milk weed seeds

Discussion in 'The Exchange: Buy, Sell, Trade, Giveaway' started by spookybird, Oct 29, 2017.

  1. Oct 29, 2017
    spookybird

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    Smart Red

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    And I have a perennial orange milkweed relative that often houses monarch larva. I would share these as well.
     
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    Do you have butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa or tropical Asclepias curassavica ? I have both but the tropical isn't perennial.

    What ever you do don't plant common milkweed unless you want invasive!! OMG I planted it and will probably be digging it out the rest of my life. Wished I had a field to plant it in!! The Monarchs love it!!
     
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    Asclepias Tuberos
     
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    @spookybird

    oh yes, for sure, it takes quite a bit to keep it
    out of more formal gardens. you need a very good border.

    i was tracking roots of just one plant this past summer for
    20ft and i'm sure i don't have it all out of there.

    i leave them grow in the back in my more chaotic garden.
     
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    ninnymary

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    I would love a few of these also.

    Mary
     

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