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July 20, 2008

Gay butterflies? - don't be silly! it's another variety of Asclepias tuberosa

If you want to attract butterflies and bees to your garden, plant Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'. butterfly_plant.jpgThis heat and drought tolerant perennial works great alone or in a mixed bed for colorful blossoms from early summer through frost. The flowers are strong shades of red, orange and yellow and It stands only 2' tall so it won't take over like some other summer bloomers. Also great as a cut flower. On sale at Park Seed for $8.95.

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Posted by Mary Ellen at July 20, 2008 4:41 PM
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