ASCLEPIAS tuberosa

Commonly known as Butterfly weed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root

Bright orange bead-like flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Spirally arranged lance-shaped mid-green leaves 10-14cm (4-5½in) long
  • Orange
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Tuberous, hairy perennial. Produces flowers in axillary and terminal cymes 4-5cm (1½-2in) across followed by spindle-shaped fruit 9-13cm (3½-5in) long on nodding stalks
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • 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.

ASCLEPIAS tuberosa

 
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.
individually £13.00 each , 3+ £11.00 each 

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