Planting and Growing Directions for Monarch Host and Nectar Plants

Milkweed (Asclepias) Perennial host plant Seed source is AS02 Milkweed Seed Collection: a collection of various Milkweed seeds – Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa), Common milkweed (Asclepias  syriaca), Pink Swamp milkweed (Asclepia incarnata), Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) , Autumn Blaze milkweed (Asclepias mixture), Bloodflower (Asclepias curassavica) Stratification – A period of cold is required to increase…Read more »

Bring Back the Monarchs

Create, Conserve, Protect… The Monarch butterfly migration is a phenomenon, mainly across North America, where millions of Monarchs (Danaus plexippus) migrate from the United States and Canada to mountains in central Mexico, where they wait out the winter until conditions favor a return flight in the spring. Eastern Monarchs spend summers east of the Rocky Mountain…Read more »