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Hello Yellow Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'
SKU: HC017436
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow' (Butterfly Weed) is a native, pollinator-friendly knock-out with cheerful butter-yellow flower clusters. Flowers will bloom in summer, and the rich green foliage is the perfect complement to the flowers. This low-maintenance perennial is drought tolerant once established, making it the perfect waterwise addition to a perennial garden border, meadow, or pollinator garden. Butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds all love butterfly weed, but deer stay away. Make your butterfly garden a destination with ‘Hello Yellow’!
key features
Botanical Name
Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average, Moist / Wet
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
18-36" tall
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer


Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow' (Butterfly Weed) is a member of the milkweed genus and a worthy addition to a pollinator-friendly garden. Golden yellow flower clusters cover the plant adding a lovely dimension to your summer garden. At 18-36" tall, it fits nicely with Echinacea, Lavender, and Penstemon. While they are slow to emerge in the spring, mark their spots to keep their spaces open. Not fussy about soil, plant it in a sunny spot, and once established, it is a drought tolerant, low-maintenance garden stalwart. Great cut flowers, the seed pods are coveted for dried arrangements. 18-36" tall x 12-24" wide.
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