The seed pods turn brown over time and are nice for adding winter interest to the garden. The pods are great for dried flower arrangements if collected before they open, and contain many silky-tailed brown, flat seeds which are spread by wind. ?

  • I believe a tuberosa is in my garden. The Monarch butterfly will also use it as a food source for its caterpillars. Oh boy! But it seems the older they are, the easier the switch.

  • I have butterfly weed plants that look healthy, they are about 4 feet tall. Free shipping . Tuberosa is the milkweed of the future and past. Plants grown from seed bloom in the first year if given an early start. Not sure of how to ensure they don’t just die….