Common Name: Butterfly Milkweed Family: Asclepiadaceae (The Milkweed Family)
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This species erupts with brilliant orange flowers in midsummer followed by attractive green seed pods filled with silky 'parachutes' that catch the autumn winds. Full sun, dry soil. Late to emerge in spring so be patient. Deer resistant.
Dry open sandy and gravelly soils and grassy places by the sides of roads.
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|Light Exposure||Loves Sun
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Recommended Companion Plants:
Lithodora diffusa "'Grace Ward'"
Platycodon grandiflorum "'Sentimental Blue'"
*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a close representation of our selection. Not all plants will be in stock at all times. If a certain plant is not available we might have a similar cultivar. We encourage you to email us at info at phoenixperennials.com or call ahead to check availability (604) 270-4133.