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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.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant. Attractive to bees and butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - South Africa, temperate North America, tropical North and South America.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - prefers loamy soil.

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ASCLEPIAS tuberosa

ASCLEPIAS tuberosa  >


Commonly known as: Butterfly weed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root.
Bright orange bead-like flowers
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individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
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