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Common Name: Asclepias, Butterfly Flower
Scientific Name: A. tuberosa
Height: 36"
Width: 18"
Shape: Mounded
Foliage: Green
Flower: Orange
Light Requirements: Sun
Bloom Time: August-Octmber
Description: Deep orange flowers with yellow stamens. Green, lanceolate leaves closely alternate or spiral up stems topped with dense flower clusters, followed by 3-6" ornamental seed pods. Does best in ordinary, well-drained soil. Plants are slow to emerge in spring. Use caution when transplanting: plants have a deep tap root.