BUTTERFLY Vine Perennial herb
Asclepias tuberosa Ht. 1 ½-2 Spread 2
az-KLEP-ee-us too-ber-OH-sah Spacing 2
HABIT: 2-4 clusters of yellow or orange blooms from April to September.
CULTURE: Relatively easy to grow in any soil. Slow-growing. Does not grow well in pots.
USES: Summer color to attract butterflies.
PROBLEMS: Aphids on new growth. Can die out from too much water. Hard to transplant.
NOTES: Plant a few, but dont invest a lot of money in this plant.