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Birds, Bees & Butterfly Bouquet 6 pc.

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A fragrant, native North American plant that is as easy as it gets. Roberta’s 6-piece Birds, Bees, and Butterfly Bouquet Asclepias collection is a winter hardy gem that blooms forth bouquets of beautiful rosy pink and blazing orange flowers from mid summer through fall while bringing some of the most deliciously fragrant flowers to your garden. Known to attract monarch butterflies and hummingbirds galore, you will love the wildflower majesty of your Asclepias as they fill in your perennial gardens, meadows, or sunny borders. Soulmate’s rich rosy pink flowers stand tall and erect growing about three to four feet tall atop dark green foliage. Orange Cura produces large 6” vibrant orange flower umbels; you can expect up to twenty stems covered in flowers once your plants have fully matured. Both varieties are irresistible to butterflies, but are also equally irresistible to humans as they are wonderful cut flowers that last a long time in the vase.

  • SKU: R49115/ Perennial
  • Botanical Name: Asclepia curassavica
  • Common Name: Butterfly Weed or Swamp Milkweed
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9, Cold Tolerance: -30
  • Sun-Shade: Full Sun
  • HT/WD: 3-4 feet / 20-30 inches
  • Bloom Time: Mid Summer through Fall
  • Cultivar: 3 each: Orange Cura (2014 Garden Club Plant of the Year) and Soulmate Pink
  • Special: Offers 3 months of vanilla-scented flowers; award winning excellence; bright color spectrum; host plant for the endangered Monarach butterflys; attracts hummingbirds and bees; native North American flower; produce seed pods; easy to grow and maintain; deer resistant
  • Uses: beds, containers, borders and wildflower meadows, cut flowers
  • Growing Guide: Birds, Bees & Butterfly Bouquet
  • Shipping Schedule : Spring Shipping & Hardiness Zone Page

 

 
Birds, Bees, & Butterfly Bouquet

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Also known as Butterfly Weed, Roberta’s Soulmate and Orange Cura produces large clumping flower heads that effervesce with an aroma similar to that of our favorite butterfly bushes, a wonderful floral vanilla fragrance. If you’ve ever wanted a butterfly garden, this collection is the perfect starting point. And these native perennials are winter hardy to -30F making them suitable for gardens just about anywhere in the continental US; not to mention once they are established, they are some of the most heat resistant plants in the garden. Roberta’s Asclepias are also courageously strong plants with thick, sturdy stems that can be used to support other weaker stemmed perennials in your garden. This six piece collection is a must have for every aspiring Cottage Garden or Meadow Garden bringing you effortless plants that thrive just about everywhere in America and blooming dense, fragrant flower clusters for a good long time every single summer.

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Name Birds, Bees & Butterfly Bouquet 6 pc.
Description Also known as Butterfly Weed, Roberta’s Soulmate and Orange Cura produces large clumping flower heads that effervesce with an aroma similar to that of our favorite butterfly bushes, a wonderful floral vanilla fragrance. If you’ve ever wanted a butterfly garden, this collection is the perfect starting point. And these native perennials are winter hardy to -30F making them suitable for gardens just about anywhere in the continental US; not to mention once they are established, they are some of the most heat resistant plants in the garden. Roberta’s Asclepias are also courageously strong plants with thick, sturdy stems that can be used to support other weaker stemmed perennials in your garden. This six piece collection is a must have for every aspiring Cottage Garden or Meadow Garden bringing you effortless plants that thrive just about everywhere in America and blooming dense, fragrant flower clusters for a good long time every single summer.
SKU MILKWEED COLLECTION
On Sale No
USDA Zone Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Half Sun/Half Shade
Mature Height Taller than 36 inches
Bloom Time Summer, Summer-Early Fall, Fall
Flower Color Assorted, Pink, Orange
Attributes Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Hot and Dry Tolerant, Fragrant, Attracts Bflys and Hummingbirds, Everblooming

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Awesome! Review by Sparky
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I purchased these last summer, I only got the orange flowers, the plants grew in full sun over 4' tall! The flowered all Summer well into November and the first frost. The stalks are very strong and don't need staking, they were just beautiful and YES they did attract some butterflies! They require minimal maintenance. Just take off the dead leaves come springtime. DONT need to be cut back. Sweet!!!
(Posted on 4/18/2017)
Fantastic for butterfly gardens! Review by NORA
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I purchased these last year and every plant did very well. It was a great addition to my butterfly gardens. These took very little care.
(Posted on 1/22/2017)

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