Milkweed Plants


Dragonia47 added on August 29, 2016 | Answered

I planted wild milkweed pods this spring. The plants have grown, but I do not think they will flower or seed. How can I save them for next year?

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Answered on August 30, 2016

Most milkweeds are perennial, and some will spread underground, so they will surely come back next year unless they are in an environment that is unsuitable for them. Many milkweeds don't flower until their second year, so what you're observing is probably normal and you will see flowers next year.

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