Swan Plant

20 seeds
NZ$3.25

Botanical Name: Asclepias fruticosa

An attractive and beneficial bush. Attracts and hosts the Monarch Butterfly. Water well when sowing and don’t allow soil to dry out. Manage caterpillar numbers on young plants. A favourite for kids, attracts Monarch Butterflies in your garden, includes clusters of balloon like seed pods.

Plant Height: 150-180cm

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How To Grow

Sow Spring to Summer 5mm (¼”) deep in seed trays, or direct into the garden after danger of frost has passed. Keep moist. Space plants 1m (3’) apart. Seedlings emerge 14-21 days.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Flowering 12 weeks
Sow Spring, Summer
Soil Type well drained

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