Germination is not guaranteed. Threatened and Endangered Information: This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Flowers form in terminal umbels. Good looking seed. Each leaf has a center vein that may be yellow to reddish in color. Species. You are buying 15 fresh seeds of Asclepias variegata from this year. I found a source for plants, but they are $9.99 a piece. Good looking seed. Synonym Full Citation Basionym Type; Asclepias variegata var. 10 seeds of Asclepias variegata. Redring milkweed is in the Asclepiadaceae (milkweed) family. BLOOD FLOWER SCARLET MILKWEED Asclepias Curassavica - 5,000 Bulk Seeds. It is a tall plant, reaching up to 3 feet in height The purplish-green stem is smooth and will exude a milky sap if broken.  The leaves add to the showy nature of this plant. Chill Manually. Some gardeners have reported more success growing Asclepias variegata in dry areas with partial shade. Fickle seed to germinate and grow. Bloom Time- Variegated milkweed blooms from May to July. Strongly recommend direct sowing seed in the fall and letting nature germinate the seed in its own time. Seed sourced in Arkansas. Botanical name. The most popular color? Enjoy your garden ablaze in colors of red, orange and yellow while you attract beneficial nectar seeking insects like the Monarch Butterfly. Shipping and handling. Fickle seed to germinate and grow. I wintersowed milkweed seeds, because they need stratification (cold period) and I got some to germinate. Watch Reply. Oak trees, dogwood and sarvis trees are neighbors. It does get flowers, but they drop off. Other names. Variegated Tropical Milkweed "Charlotte's Blush" Asclepias curassavica "Charlotte's Blush" Plant Type: Annual Hardiness Zones:9-11 Plant Spacing: 2-3 ft. Light Requirements: Full sun Water/Soil Requirements: Prefers well-drained soil Propagation: Patented, propagation prohibited Host Plant: for Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Queen (Danaus gilippus), and Soldier (Danaus eresimus) Butterfly It occurs singly, rather than in groups. This native plant needs some help getting re-established! Disclaimer: water germination has not proven effective for this seed and species. Asclepias variegata emerges in early spring. The tuber is a dense structure full of energy to keep the plant going strong thru heat and drought. Asclepias variegata (Redring Milkweed) eye-catching white flowers with purple tinges resemble snowball shape; larval food for Monarch butterfly; appreciates partial shade and well drained soils; blooms May-July. No instructions will be included with the seeds. Honeybee on antelope horn (Asclepias asperula) with pollinia attached to legs Asclepias species produce their seeds in pods termed follicles. As I mentioned, it is usually found growing as a single plant rather than in a group. The seeds are dispersed by wind. A shade loving milkweed that grows under a canopy of dappled light or mostly shaded conditions. Neutral. long (20 cm). Strongly recommend direct sowing seed in the fall and letting nature germinate the seed in its own time. There are 4 asclepias variegata for sale on Etsy, and they cost $6.49 on average. Mark (wildflowerman_2000) The genus name, Asclepias, commemorates Asklepios, the Greek god of medicine. Asclepias variegata. 1838, nom. How many years in unknown. Asclepias variegata L. – redring milkweed Subordinate Taxa. Asclepias variegata seed. I've been looking for this species for a while! 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