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Asclepia tuberosa

Asclepia tuberosa

Asclepia tuberose is also known as Silkweed or as Butterfly weed, it likes a sunny border and blooms with spec... read more

A hardy and very rewarding clump forming perennial. Asclepia tuberosa is also known as Silkweed or Butterfly weed because of butterflies that are attracted to the plant by its colour and its bountiful production of nectar, it likes a sunny border and blooms with spectacular flowers heads laced with hundreds of tiny brilliant orange flowers.


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Asclepia tuberosa - 3 plants

Asclepia tuberosa - 3 plants A00185 - Asclepia Tuberosa x 3

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Asclepia tuberosa

A hardy and very rewarding clump forming perennial. Asclepia tuberosa is also known as Silkweed or Butterfly weed because of butterflies that are attracted to the plant by its colour and its bountiful production of nectar, it likes a sunny border and blooms with spectacular flowers heads laced with hundreds of tiny brilliant orange flowers.

Details Asclepia tuberosa

  • Blooms: July - September
  • Flower colour: orange
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Full grown: 1 Year
  • Full grown height: 50 - 75 cm
  • Full grown width: 25 - 50 cm
  • Plant location: sunny
  • Plant depth: 12 cm
  • Plant spacing: 30 cm
  • Hardiness: -15 Celsius

How to take care of Asclepia Tuberosa

Plant Asclepia Tuberosa in well-drained soil mixed with some dry gravel and in full sun and light shade. Plant the root vertically so that the eye is 3-5 cm / 2 " beneath the soil surface.

Asclepia Tuberosa need to be watered well after planting to stimulate growth and keep moist but water sparingly after that as Asclepia Tuberosa are quite drought tolerant once established.

Remove the faded flower heads as soon as they appear to promote growth.

PLEASE NOTE: all parts of this plant is harmful if eaten.

Customer reviews

Margaret R., Glasgow

Plants were in very good condition and they arrived well packaged. I was pleased with both the prices and the delivery time.

      Excellent
11-07-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

Quick delivery,well packaged , healthy plants.Will use again.

     Excellent
09-07-2019

Susie C., Devon

The plants were delivered in a secure box and they were healthy and the soil hadn’t dried out. I was pleased with the quality of the plants I received.

      Excellent
08-07-2019

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