Common Milkweed
Treasure Tag Seed Pack


Common Milkweed
Asclepis Syriaca

Hardy in USDA zone 4-9 this plant is know for it’s light pink fragrant flowers.  If you see a field of them we highly recommend you stop to smell the flowers!  They rank right up there with lilacs in my opinion!

The plant grows to be 3-4 feet tall and has large, oval-shaped leaves. The large oval leaves are a favorite snack for all monarch caterpillars!


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Treasure Tags are a reinvention of your standard plant tags.  Not only do they include the traditional horticulture information, they also include pictures of the treasures left behind and who left them.

With the pictures of the butterflies and moths that lay eggs on the host plant, and the caterpillars that they feed, you can confidently raise just about any butterfly and moth that plant hosts!


Because we want EVERYBODY to be a part of our Million Milkweed Challenge!!  

Seed lovers everywhere join the fun of seed trading, so we added 5 Treasure Tags to each set to make sharing even more fun!  You and all your friends can easily have your milkweed counted in our Million Milkweed Challenge, by scanning the QR code featured on the back.  Simply open your cell phone camera, hold it over the QR code, tap the link and hit the Get Started button.  The fun REALLY begins when you  watch the Million Milkweed number grow with each of your submissions!!!

Direct Sowing Instructions:
  1. Prepare the seedbed by tilling or raking the soil to remove any debris and create a smooth, level surface.
  2. Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil and press them down gently. You can do this in early spring after the last frost, or in late autumn before the first frost.
  3. Once the seedlings have sprouted, thin them out so that they are spaced about a foot apart. This will give them room to grow and develop.


Indoor Sowing:
  1. Start sowing 2 months before the last frost.
  2. Add 2-3 seeds per cell and press lightly into moist soil and cover until signs of germination.
  3. Harden off in the spring by putting them in a shaded area and gradually exposing them to more sun for 2 weeks before transplanting.
  4. Space them about 12 inches apart.


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Treasure Tag Seed Pack”

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