Asclepias tuberosa ( az-KLEP-ee-us too-ber-OH-sah)
Perennial Sun Height 1 Ĺ -2 inches Spread 2 feet Spacing 2 feet
HABIT: 2-4 inches 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 donít invest a lot of money in this plant.