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Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'
Butterfly Weed
Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'
Code: 2176Genus: Asclepias
Plant Type:Perennial
The bright yellow, orange and red flowers are a magnet for butterflies. This meadow wildflower likes dry, well-drained soil and a sunny location, and thrives in the Xeriscape!.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Moderate,Slow
Size Range: 24" tall x 18-24" wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Tolerates Poor,Well-drained,Tolerates Dry,Tolerates Sandy,Tolerates Rocky
Water Use: Drought Tolerant,Low
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial Insects
Attracts Birds Attracts BirdsAttracts Butterflies Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant Drought TolerantGood for Cut Flowers Good for Cut Flowers
Showy Flowers Showy Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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