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Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed - Asclepiadaceae (The Milkweed Family)
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed - Asclepias tuberosa is a hot orange butterfly milkweed native to the Eastern North America where it feeds monarch butterflies.
Asclepias tuberosa - Asclepias tuberosa is a hot orange butterfly milkweed native to the Eastern North America where it feeds monarch butterflies.


 
15cm
Price: $17.99
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Loves Sun, Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 8-12"
Flower Colour: Orange

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 2515
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Description Fine Print
 
Asclepias tuberosa is native to the Eastern North America where its flowers are a nectar source for monarch butterflies. This species erupts with brilliant orange flowers in midsummer followed by attractive green seed pods filled with silky "parachutes" that catch the autumn winds. Full sun, dry soil. Late to emerge in spring so be patient. Deer resistant.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts: Butterflies, Bees
  • Habitat: Dry open sandy and gravelly soils and grassy places by the sides of roads.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No

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