Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'
Also called Hello Yellow Butterfly Milkweed
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
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
Average to Dry Soils
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)