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Asclepias tuberosa Blonde Bombshell (Butterfly Weed)

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Dark green foliage bears golden-yellow flowers that are uniform in color. After flowering, green seed pods develop which open to reveal seeds with long silky silvery-white hairs. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PPAF