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Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'

Also called Hello Yellow Butterfly Milkweed


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More About Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'

  • Yellow flowers
  • Attractive seed heads appear when flowers finish
  • Cultivar of the native Asclepias tuberosa
  • Food source for Monarch butterflies
  • Bloom Time: June to August

Zone:

3

Height:

45-70 cm

Spread:

30-50 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Butterfly Milkweed Growing and Maintenance Tips

A cultivar of the native perennial, growing in a dry to average, well-drained soil and is drought tolerant. Slow to emerge in the spring. Mature established plants seed freely. Asclepias tuberosa has a deep tap root and does not like to be disturbed once established. The tuberous root can rot in poorly drained soils. Susceptible to leaf rust. 


Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Seed

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Milkweed