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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Orange
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Water Use
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Asclepias is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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BUTTERFLY MILKWEED

Asclepias tuberosa

Buy Butterfly Milkweed online. Brilliant orange flowers, late to break dormancy. Grow in a dry and warm condition.

Mature Height:

24-28 Inches

Mature Spread:

12-15 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Apocynaceae · Common Name: Butterfly Milkweed

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for 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.

Purchase BUTTERFLY MILKWEED Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2265

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(1008 units available now - SR)
(5 units arriving on 6/1/18) (?)
Arrival Only Guarantee Standard Package



$15.00

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It means a lot to me that you would send a larger size than I paid for so that the five would all be the same size!  As you know, I have purchased from you many times through the years, and have always appreciated your going the extra mile to make certain I am satisfied. Thanks again for providing a quality product, great customer service, and outstanding followup.


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South Greenfield, MO
November 2016

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