Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'

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  • Common Name: Butterfly Weed
  • Plant Story:

    An important nectar source for butterflies, Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow' features bright yellow cluster of flowers in the summer on top or lance-shaped leaves.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: July-August
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Planting Zone: 3-9
  • Height: 1.5-3 ft
  • Spread: 1-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full sun
  • Suggested Uses: Butterfly garden, meadow, prairies, native plant
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds, Butterflies, Bees
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Crown rot, rust, and leaf spot
  • Form: Clump-forming
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Takes 2-3 years to establish. Remove seed pods before opening.

Butterfly Weed - Additional Photos