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GAY BUTTERFLIES BUTTERFLY MILKWEED

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GAY BUTTERFLIES BUTTERFLY MILKWEED

Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'

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Eco gallon Potted (SKU: 2070)
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Hardiness Zone: 5-9   ·   Mature Height: 24-28 Inches   ·   Mature Spread: 24-28 Inches

Buy 'Gay Butterflies' online. Gay Butterflies produce a long blooming mix of colors including orange, red and yellow. Grows well in dry and warm conditions.

Family: Apocynaceae · Common Name: Butterfly Milkweed

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

GAY BUTTERFLIES BUTTERFLY MILKWEED Plant Characteristics

Brand*
Oklahoma Proven
Flower Color*
Orange
Growth Rate*
Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
Green
Leaf Color Spring*
Green
Leaf Color Summer*
Green
Leaf Type*
Deciduous/Herbaceous
Plant Type*
Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

1 review(s) for GAY BUTTERFLIES BUTTERFLY MILKWEED

  1. Dorothy - Aug 24, 2010
    Missouri (Hardiness Zone: 1)

    I've had my plants for several years, and love them, but this year they have been invaded by an orange bug with black spots and the seed pods are covered with aphid type orange "aphids" for want of a better word.
    What to do?

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GAY BUTTERFLIES BUTTERFLY MILKWEED Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Asclepias is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.