Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow | 10_Seeds

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This is Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow. This plant likes to live in the full sun where the orange and yellow blooms are out from the middle of the Summer until early Fall. This milkweed attracts all kinds of wildlife, bringing in several different birds, bees, and butterflies. The hummingbirds are especially interested in this Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow. This Plant is a Host Plant for the Monarch and the Queen butterflies. In places where there is no oleander Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow can be used as a larval host for the Polka-Dot Wasp Moth. It has been used as a larval host for the Cycnia collaris and Unexpected Cycnia Moths. It attracts a whole assortment of butterflies as a nectar source. These include the Gray Cooper, Banded Hairstreak, and Phaon Crescent butterflies. Asclepias in general are documented nectar sources for the Monarch, Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper, Dina Yellow, Carus Skipper, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, and Falcate Metalmark butterflies. It is also the nectar source for the Clarks sphinx, and Milkweed Tussock moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 10