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Gay Butterflies Mix Butterfly Weed

Lure butterflies to your garden
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Gay Butterflies Mix Butterfly Weed

Lure butterflies to your garden

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Colorful mix of red, orange and lemon-yellow blooms lures butterflies to garden. Both the flowers and pods can be used in fresh and dried floral arrangements. Once established, it's drought tolerant. Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'

Z4-9 • H24-32"xW18-24" • Mid to Late Summer • Full Sun

  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 24 - 32 inches

We ship this item in Spring.

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'
    • Common Name: Gay Butterflies Mix Butterfly Weed
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
    • Height/Habit: 24 - 32 inches
    • Spread: 18 - 24 inches
    • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
    • Flowering Date: Mid to late summer
    • Winter Care: None special.
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: orange, yellow, pink, mixed
    • Flower Form: Milkweed-like blossoms. Flowers about 1/4" across in short umbel-like cymes or clusters.
    • Foliage Type: Alternate, lanceolate or oblong, 2-6" long and 1/4 to 1" wide.
    • Pruning: Deadheading can prolong blooming time.
    • Soil Requirement: Well drained, dry , infertile sandy soils. Doesn't like wet soils. Cannot compete with surface rooted trees.
    • Watering Requirement: Keep consistently moist with good drainage.
    • Additional Information: Medicinal properties to roots. Leaves and stems are supposed to be poisonous to animals.
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

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    Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

    *Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

    2017 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
    1A-4B 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    5A 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    5B 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    6A 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    6B 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    7A & 7B 4/3/17 - 6/23/17
    8A & 8B 2/20/17 - 5/26/17
    9A - 10B 2/13/17 - 5/26/17
    Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 19th, 2017
    Zones 8-10: May 22nd, 2017

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