Butterfly Flower Mix
- SKU: 71524
- For each offer ordered, get 3 plants
- Zones: 2 - 8 (-50° F.).
- Height: 18 - 36 inches.
- Light Required: Full sun.
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Butterfly Flower Mix
- Unit of Measure3 plants
- FormHerbaceous perennial, upright.
- LightFull sun.
- Height18 - 36 inches.
- Spread24 inches.
- Spacing12 - 18 inches.
- Zones2 - 8 (-50° F.).
- FoliageGray-green, lanced shaped foliage.
- Flower FormTiny 1/4 inch flowers in many clusters (2 - 3).
- ColorMixed, free-flowering blossoms in shades of orange, red, pink and lemon yellow. Random mix of colors. Have a long vase life.
- FruitAttractive green pods that open to release silky "parachutes" to drift away on Autumn winds.
- Soil RequirementsWell-drained, dry, infertile sandy soils. Doesn't like wet soils. Cannot compete with surface rooted trees.
- Growth RateSlow growth rate first season.
- PruningRemove spent flowers for prolonged bloom time. Non invasive.
- CommentsButterfly Flower Mix is drought tolerant and deer resistant.
- Botanical NameAsclepias tuberosa
- HeaderAttract Butterflies!
- DepthSame as in pot. If you received a bareroot plant, plant with the crown of the plant (where the stems connect with the roots) about one inch below the soil surface.
Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|ZONE||Blueberries||All Other Fruits||Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
|Trees & Shrubs||Encapsulated
|1A-4B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5A||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|6A & 6B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|7A & 7B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|8A & 8B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|9A-10B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018|
Additional Shipping Notes:
The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.
Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.