Swan Plant (Asclepias fruticosa) attracts and hosts the Monarch Butterfly, a beneficial plant which kids adore, keeping them entertained and learning for hours. Water well when sowing and don’t allow soil to dry out. Manage caterpillar numbers on young plants.
How To Grow:
Sow Spring to Summer 5mm deep in seed trays, or direct into the garden after danger of frost has passed.
Keep moist. Space plants 1m 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
Plant Height: 150-180cm
Quantity: 15 seeds