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Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

A hardy and very rewarding clump forming perennial. Asclepia tuberosa is also known as Silkweed or Butterfly w... read more

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.

Cutflowers


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Asclepias tuberosa - 1 plant

Asclepias tuberosa - 1 plant A11138 - Asclepias tuberosa

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  • Pot size 9 cm
  • Delivery height incl pot 10 - 15 cm
Pot size 9 cm - Delivery height incl pot 10 - 15 cm - Delivered as pot plant 14 pcs in stock

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Asclepias tuberosa

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 Asclepias tuberosa

  • Cutflowers
  • Blooms: July - September
  • Flower colour: orange
  • Full grown: 2 Years
  • Full grown height: 40 - 60 cm
  • Full grown width: 40 - 60 cm
  • Plant location: partial sunny location
  • Plant depth: 9 cm
  • Plant spacing: 30 cm
  • Hardiness: -20 Celsius
  • Preferred soil: Well drained

How to take care of Asclepias tuberosa

Plant Asclepias 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. Asclepias tuberosa need to be watered well after planting to stimulate growth and keep moist but water sparingly after that as Asclepias 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
11-11-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

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

     Excellent
09-11-2019

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
08-11-2019

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