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WEED - BUTTERFLY
 

BUTTERFLY WEED

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.


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