16-24" tall x 18-24" wide. ‘Hello Yellow’ provides a unique twist on an old favorite. Butterfly weed is the most well-known member of the native milkweed family and a celebrated monarch host plant. A low-growing milkweed, the flat-topped flowers are beloved by a host of pollinators including hummingbirds, honey bees, native bees, and a diversity of butterflies. A delightful addition to mixed beds and borders, provide adequate drainage and plenty of sunshine. Butterfly weed is drought tolerant once established making a great addition to sustainable landscapes. Plant in mass for a dynamic display. Deadhead plants after the first flush of blooms to encourage continued flowering. Though butterfly weed lacks the milky sap typical of its milkweed relatives, plants are resistant to deer and rabbit browsing. This is one of our most beautiful native wildflowers.
Native Range for Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed) - AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV.
AM014085 (Plant - 3" Pot)
AM017344 (Tray of 16)
AM018220 (Tray of 32)
Butterfly Weed Hello Yellow
Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Early to late summer
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Lanced shaped green leaves.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Native
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest
|Poisonous or Toxic to Animals|
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada|