ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA

ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA

5.50

AVAILABLE LATER IN THE SEASON. This North American native answers to the common name of butterfly weed - and it lives up to it too, as butterflies and other flying insects are attracted by the clusters of shocking orange flowers held on tall upright stems over a long period from summer into autumn. Asclepias Tuberosa enjoys a spot in full sun. Any reasonable soil, including dry ones. 36 in. 2 litre pot.

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Aslepias Tuberosa has been announced by the Perennial Plant Association as its Plant of the Year 2017 - see this page for details.

Asclepias Tuberosa is a very showy plant on account of the vibrant colour of its flowers, so put it where it will get noticed. And, of course, where the butterflies can find it.

A native of Minnesota, as this helpful video will tell you, among other things:

Asclepias Tuberosa is a hardy perennial plant with lance shaped leaves and clusters of orange flowers in summer into autumn suitable for full sun and dry soil.


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