ASCLEPIAS

Commonly known as Milkweed

Genus of about 70 species of evergreen or deciduous perennials and a few subshrubs or shrubs from South Africa, temperate North America and South America.

The more commonly available tuberosa is a good insect-attracting subject.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming sometimes spreading perennials. Small, showy flowers followed by spindle-shaped fruits.
  • Full sun
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant
    Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
    Milky sap might cause skin irritation.

Buy Varieties of ASCLEPIAS

ASCLEPIAS tuberosa

ASCLEPIAS tuberosa

Butterfly weed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root

bright orange bead-like flowers

 
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individually £13.00 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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