18-20" tall x 10-12" wide. Asclepias tuberosa ‘Western Gold Mix’ (Western Gold Butterfly Weed) is a butterfly magnet with its bright golden-orange flowers in late-spring and early summer. The large, full flower heads of Western Gold Butterfly Weed are held high on big, vigorous plants with substantial deep-green foliage, followed by showy ornamental seed pods. This Milkweed plant is a host for the Monarch butterfly caterpillar and a nectar source for other butterflies. Our plants are grown from seed originally collected in Western Colorado. Eastern forms of this species generally require sandy, acidic soils, which are commonly not found out West. The preferred choice for use in Western areas with drier conditions and alkaline or limestone derived soils (seed grown). Asclepias tuberosa Native Range: 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.
Western Gold Mix Butterfly Weed
Asclepias tuberosa Western Gold Mix
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Late spring to early summer
Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
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10 to 20"
Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Fragrant, Native, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Adds Texture
High Country Gardens Exclusive, High Country Gardens Introduction
West, Western Only, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer, Fall
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