Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

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Description

Rich orange flowers.

Great ability to attract pollinating insects its a must for the keen gardener wanting the combination or striking flowers that are great for wildlife. Plant in all soils in a sunny or semi shaded spot.

Flowering: Summer-Autumn

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 40-80cm

Spread: 20-50cm

Further information:

This plant dies back in winter. Trim back old stems but mark where it is.

Common Name: Butterfly Weed

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Apocynaceae

Foliage: lanceolate

Basic Colour: ( orange )

Flower Colour: orange

Natural Flowering: July -September

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 80cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / attracts butterflies

Pruning:

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance / shallow soil

Origin: USA

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Description

Rich orange flowers.

Great ability to attract pollinating insects its a must for the keen gardener wanting the combination or striking flowers that are great for wildlife. Plant in all soils in a sunny or semi shaded spot.

Flowering: Summer-Autumn

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 40-80cm

Spread: 20-50cm

Further information:

This plant dies back in winter. Trim back old stems but mark where it is.

Common Name: Butterfly Weed

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Apocynaceae

Foliage: lanceolate

Basic Colour: ( orange )

Flower Colour: orange

Natural Flowering: July -September

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 80cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / attracts butterflies

Pruning:

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance / shallow soil

Origin: USA

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

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Height

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Position

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Flower Colour

Planting area

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17 reviews for Asclepias tuberosa

4.9
Based on 17 reviews
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  1. Mary Jackson (verified owner)

  2. Diane Donaldson (verified owner)

  3. Kay Whale (verified owner)

    This one I love the colour of the flowers

  4. Anonymous (verified owner)

  5. Carolyn Carey (verified owner)

    Came as good size plant not in flower but doing well

  6. Meta (verified owner)

    Beautiful colour

  7. Sharon (verified owner)

  8. Lily (verified owner)

  9. Fatima Araujo (verified owner)

  10. Gerald Richards (verified owner)

    arrived in good, healthy condition, thank you

  11. Diana Tunnicliff (verified owner)

  12. Sally (verified owner)

  13. Alan (verified owner)

  14. Caroline Stone (verified owner)

  15. Beverley C. (verified owner)

    Awaiting growth to be surprised

  16. Alan Dewey (verified owner)

  17. Linda J. (verified owner)

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