asclepias tuberosa 'hello yellow' (butterfly milkweed)

Size: 1 gallon

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  • yellow flowers attractive seed heads appear when flowers finish
  • cultivar of the native asclepias tuberosa
  • food source for monarch butterflies
  • bloom time: june to august
  • zone 3
  • height 45-70cm
  • spread 30-50cm 
  • colour yellow
  • a cultivar of the native perennial, growing in a dry to average, well-drained soil and is drought tolerant
  • slow to emerge in the spring
  • mature established plants seed freely
  • asclepias tuberosa has a deep tap root and does not like to be disturbed once established
  • the tuberous root can rot in poorly drained soils
  • susceptible to leaf rust
  • full sun
  • attracts butterflies
  • deer resistant
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • rock garden