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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Asclepias verticillata   

1-2’ stems, densely hung, with long needle-like leaves. Sweet scented white flowers open in midsummer. 

 
    Common Name:Butterfly Weed
    Hardiness Zones:4-9
    Exposure:  
    Native:Yes
    Deer Resistant:Yes
 
Growing Tips: Plant in moist but well drained soil.

About Asclepias: This native perennial is one of the last plants to emerge in the spring. It makes a good cut flower and looks best with Coreopsis, Rudbeckia and ornamental grasses. Butterflies love it!