Photo by Melody
 

Today's bloom is Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Bloom of the Day for February 12th, 2009:

Butterfly Milkweed
(Asclepias tuberosa)

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Information:
Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Orange, Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 10b

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
What a Great photo! I love the vivid color on this one and I bet the Butterflies do too!


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