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Asclepias eriocarpa - Kotolo or Indian Milkweed (Seed)

Asclepias eriocarpa - Kotolo or Indian Milkweed (Seed)

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  • Asclepias eriocarpa - Kotolo or Indian Milkweed (Seed)
    • Asclepias eriocarpa - Kotolo or Indian Milkweed (Seed)
    • Asclepias eriocarpa - Kotolo or Indian Milkweed (Seed)

    Asclepias eriocarpa - Kotolo or Indian Milkweed (Seed)

    Has attractive, large wooly leaves. Spreads by rhizomes and can be invasive. Excellent for butterfly habitats. Milkweeds are the only food source for the Monarch and Striated Queen caterpillars. Caution: all parts toxic. Sow early spring through summer.

    Details

    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameAsclepias eriocarpa
    Common NameKotolo or Indian Milkweed
    Plant TypePerennials
    Height by Width3ft. x 10ft.
    Flower ColorPink, Magenta, Rose, White, Cream
    Flowering MonthsMay, June, July, August, September, October
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonSpring/Summer
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
    Seeds Per Packet100

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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