Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'

Hello Yellow Butterfly Weed

Categories: Wildflower

Hello Yellow Butterfly Weed produces many golden yellow, flat-topped flower clusters in early June. Flowering goes on for many weeks.


More About Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'

  • Great nectar source for many other butterflies
  • Thrives in sun in average or dry soil
  • Nectar and sometime host plant for monarch butterflies

Green pods full of seeds with silky white hairs follow the flowers. This is an essential plant if you want to attract a variety of butterflies to your property, especially monarchs.

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Height:

18-24 in

Spread:

18-24 in

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Specimen
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Border
  • Native to Northeast
  • Mass Plant

Critter Resistance

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Flower Color

  • Yellow
  • Gold

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Mounding