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Asclepias tuberosa

Vibrant bright orange flowers in summer and autumn, followed by fruit. An upright perennial with lance-shaped green leaves. Loved by butterflies. Prefers a sheltered spot. Up to 80cm.

At a glance

Common Name
Butterfly flower
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
60cm to 90cm
Colour
Orange
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Late Summer
Soil Type
Normal, Drained, Dry
Aspect
Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

May be slow to emerge in spring.

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9cm pot 4.00   Buy  

Prices
All prices are shown in UK Pounds and include VAT where applicable. All items are subject to our money-back guarantee. We can deliver to most addresses in mainland UK but we cannot deliver overseas. Delivery charges are calculated according to the number of plants ordered, as follows:
 
1 to 4 plants, 4.95
5 to 9 plants, 6.95
10 to 20 plants, 9.95
21 to 50 plants, 15.00
51+ plants, POA
 
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