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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
Flower Color*
  • Green
  • Orange
  • Green
  • Green
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
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
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern 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)
(9 units available now - S)

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$15.00

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Customer Testimonials

These were fabulous plants. Love the color of the leaves and they are all very healthy plants.


Jean
NE
July 2014

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