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Butterfly Flower Mix

Attract Butterflies!

From June through August, this mix of pink, red, yellow and orange blooms will reward you. Plants reach a height of 18-36 in. Bareroot. Zones 2-8.
This plant attracts butterflies.

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  • Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa
  • Height: 18 - 36 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 - 18 inches.
  • Depth: Same as in pot. If you received a bareroot plant, plant with the crown of the plant (where the stems connect with the roots) about one inch below the soil surface.
  • Spread: 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Color: Mixed, free-flowering blossoms in shades of orange, red, pink and lemon yellow. Random mix of colors. Have a long vase life.
  • Foliage: Gray-green, lanced shaped foliage.
  • Blooms: Mid-Summer.
  • Fruit: Attractive green pods that open to release silky "parachutes" to drift away on Autumn winds.
  • Zone: 2 - 8 (-50° F.).
  • Form: Herbaceous perennial, upright.
  • Flower Form: Tiny 1/4 inch flowers in many clusters (2 - 3).
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, dry, infertile sandy soils. Doesn't like wet soils. Cannot compete with surface rooted trees.
  • Growth Rate: Slow growth rate first season.
  • Pruning: Remove spent flowers for prolonged bloom time. Non invasive.
  • Comments: Butterfly Flower Mix is drought tolerant and deer resistant.

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