GENUS: Asclepias SPECIES: physocarpa
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Number of Seeds: 50
Description: Annual (1.2m) Vege Companion. This is the classic plant much loved by the Monarch butterflies who eat the leaves and lay their eggs underneath the leaves. Swan plants bring so much fun, magic and joy into the garden, as we watch them hatch and fly. A great one for the kids!
NZH perennial in warmer areas
Planting instructions: Sow in seed trays in Spring, prick out to 2.5 cm diagonal spacing and transplant when 6-10 cm high at 30 cm diagonal spacing.