Hello Yellow Milkweed/Butterfly Flower

Native

#1168
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Add more color to your pollinator garden! Asclepias tuberosa is native to most of the U.S. and is usually orange, but sometimes plants magically take on regional characteristics, like this yellow beauty that was found in Colorado. A unique milkweed that will delight your visiting monarch butterflies who are dependant on milkweed for food and habitat. Drought tolerant and practically care free.
$3.49 150 mg

Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa

Native: Apocynaceae (formerly Asclepiadaceae) Dogbane family, includes butterfly flower and true vinca.

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3 and warmer

Plant Dimensions: 18"–24" tall

Variety Information: Individual flowers ½", borne in brilliant yellow clusters.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, or fall for spring germination.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 14–28 Days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"–24"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 12"–24"

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