b"Milkweed Seeds come to lifeNatural conditions have germinated milkweeds for millenia. Last years seeds laid on the ground all winter. Prolonged exposure to cold-moist soil is key; this is called cold-stratification.Then in nature, spring comes along and they sprout all by themselves. Nobody even had to water them.2 ways to sprout milkweeds:1) Direct plant into soil during summer or fall. Sit back, enjoy.2) Cold-Stratify seeds in the fridge: Start about 30 days before last frost.Seriously, wash your hands. Gather a clean container with lid or ziplock bag, spoon, strainer, bowl, vermiculite, plenty of filtered or distilled water. Please, no chlorine. Soak seeds in water overnight in fridgeUsing strainer over sink, rinse seedsPut vermiculite in bowl, add just enough water to moistenAdd wet seeds to moist vermiculite and stir Put seed mixture in sealed containerPlace inside fridge for 14 - 45 days*Direct plant, no more than 1/2 deep - vermiculite and allRead Water Talk on page 99.*Ideal planting day is cloudy, just before raina nTeloPeH orns Asclepias asperulaBest suited to caliche, rocky well-drained upland soils. Named for shape of seed pods, this perennial blooms in spring and in some years, again in the fall. A special favorite of the Monarch and Queen butterflies in the central flyway. Antelope Horns are very hardy and drought tolerant.perennial bloom MarMay height 824 Soil TypeSunlightSoil MoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXWell DrainedItem #3068D-Pak $291 pkt $3 400 seeds 10 seedsg reenM ilkweed Asclepias viridisFound on moist sandy-loam or clay soils. Only thing more beautiful than the intricate, satiny flowers are the soft, fluffy seeds that emerge from its pods. Monarchs particularly like Green Milkweed. Their famous migration spans the life of three to four generations to make the round trip treck to Mexico, USA, and Canada annually.perennial bloom AprSep height 12' Soil TypeSunlightSoil MoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumItem #3101 D-Pak $291 pkt $3 58400 seeds 10 seedsOrder Onlinewww .seedsource .com 59"