Zizotes Milkweed (Asclepias oenotheroides) is a native milkweed found in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado. It has a unique flower compared to other milkweeds. The flowers are single and close to the stem.
It grows to be about 1-2 feet tall and the flowers bloom from March through September.
Milkweed is a known host plant for the Monarch Butterfly caterpillar and the flowers are a nectar source for a variety of pollinators.
20 seeds come per packet.
Planting depth: Plant 1/4 inch deep. You can stratify the seed before planting. This involves placing the seed in a moistened coffee filter and putting in a ziploc or container and storing in the fridge for 30 days.
Type: Warm season perrennial
Sunlight: Full sun
Regions: Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona