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Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'

Butterfly Weed

This long-blooming mix includes reds, oranges, yellows and gold. A real magnet for all types of butterflies and a host plant for larval monarchs. Long-lasting cut flowers, nice seed pods for fall interest, great drought tolerance. Native.

Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of drought and dry soils once established. Clay tolerant. Resents transplanting once established. Late to break dormancy in spring.

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Description

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Pricing

95063 3 qt. 1 - $12.49 Ea.

Height:

24-32 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3-9

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Bloom Color:

Gold, Mix, Orange, Red, Yellow

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
June
July
August
September
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Favorite
Fragrant
Long Blooming
Naturalizing
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)