can you plant milkweed plants in the fall

It is extremely elegant, producing willowy foliage and pink blooms. For the patch, it depends on the species and the spread of each plant. Plant seeds 1/8 inch deep, and keep them moist for three weeks. But Milkweed is also a decorative and showy addition to the garden, offering up tufts of long-lasting blooms in the summer months. When sowing the seeds I place 3 seeds in each hole. Dec 23, 2017 - Explore Sharon Holmbeck's board "Milkweed", followed by 243 people on Pinterest. Rototillers are often available for rent at your local hardware store for a minimal fee. Swamp Milkweed blooms for approximately 1 month, making it a longer-blooming perennial. Older milkweed plants are very difficult to transplant, so we do not recommend transplanting older, large milkweeds. You might be successful since these are seedlings and it should be easy to get the entire root system. Good luck!