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Hello Yellow Milkweed/Butterfly Flower Seeds

Hello Yellow Milkweed/Butterfly Flower Seeds

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Add more color to your pollinator garden! Asclepias tuberosa is native to most of the U.S. and is usually orange, but sometimes plants magically take on local characteristics, like this yellow beauty that was found in Colorado. A unique milkweed that will delight your visiting monarch butterflies who are dependant on milkweed for food and habitat. Drought tolerant and practically care free.

We cannot ship this variety to Hawaii as per state regulations. Please do not order if your shipping address is in these states.

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Variety Info

Native: Apocynaceae (formerly Asclepiadaceae) Dogbane family, includes butterfly flower and true vinca.

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 3 and warmer

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Plant Dimensions: 18"–24" tall

Variety Info: Individual flowers ½", borne in brilliant yellow clusters.

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, or in the fall for spring germination.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 14–28 Days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"–24"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 12"–24"