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Asclepias Tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
Scientific Name : Asclepias Tuberosa Common Name : Butterfly Weed Blooming Season : Summer Plant Habit : Upright Water : Medium  Position : Sun Height : 24-36inches
Asclepias Tuberosa, otherwise known as the 'Butterfly Weed' is a dramatic and vibrant variety of milkweed guaranteed to attract interest to the summer garden, not to mention bees and butterflies! From June to September, the Milkweed Plant produces lance shaped foliage and striking, flat-topped clusters of small, startling orange blooms atop stiff, robust branches. These can even be used as trelliage to support weaker close growing plants, making Asclepias Tuberosa a versatile addition to any bed or border. Growing up to a height of 40 to 60 cm, this fantastic perennial plant is sure to create a striking display during the summer months. UK-grown 5cm module plants supplied. Constantly busy with butterflies and bees, this beautiful airy Californian native perennial flowers long and hard from mid- summer to the end of autumn. It is widely grown in the USA as a long vase life cut flower, and is hardy enough to withstand our winters
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