This full to part sun collection is curated with 5 wildflower varieties that are beneficial to butterflies. Common and Butterfly Milkweed are the host plant of the monarch butterfly caterpillar, while Cutleaf Coneflower, Black-Eyed Susan and Blue Vervain provide an important nectar source for adult butterflies.
Note: Common Milkweed, Butterfly Milkweed, Cutleaf Coneflower and Blue Vervain required moist stratification. See instructions below.
Cold, moist stratification required. Mix seeds with moist substrate (vermiculite, perlite or moss) and place in a plastic bag and refrigerate for 6-8 weeks. Sow seed at 1/8 inch depth. Do not let seedling dry out while it is establishing.
Sow directly outdoors in late fall to overwinter.