Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Flower)
Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'
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Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'

Butterfly Flower

Plant Type: Perennials

Hello Yellow has lots of golden yellow flowers in July and was hybridized from the native Asclepias tuberosa, the narrow green leaves are an important food source for Monarch caterpillars, drought tolerant and easy to grow.

  • Long lasting yellow flowers in summer
  • Great for attracting wildlife
  • Great for naturalizing
Item # Pack Size  
4505125 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing

Height:

20-24 in

Spread:

18-24 in

Zone:

3-9

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Plant in well drained soil Prefers full sun and warm temps

Asclepias

Common Name: Butterfly Flower

Prized perennial for attracting butterflies. Flowers are long lasting and bloom early to mid-summer. Plants do not like to be transplanted and should be allowed to "naturalize".

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry
Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Hummingbirds
Songbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Border
Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Growth Rate in the Garden

Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer / Early Fall
Summer
Late Summer
Winter