Asclepias tuberosa

BUTTERFLY WEED

Clusters of bright orange flowers in summer, followed by long seedpods. Tuberous, likes sun & drainage, grow in 3" sand or grit 24"

Sow in grit and put 3" of grit above tuber when planting out

50 seeds per packet (approx).

Hardiness:Hardy
Longevity:Perennial
Growing Condition:Dry sun
Season:Summer
Good For:Long Blooming
Flower Colour:Orange
Foliage Colour:Green
Germination:Sow in autumn, overwinter outdoors, germinates in spring. Or mix seed with damp vermiculite, keep warm 3 weeks, put in fridge 6 weeks, then sprinkle mix on compost and put in cool light place

Price:£2.00 per pkt. Qty: Add to Basket


Sometimes Available as a Plant from our Nursery

 

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