Hello Yellow Milkweed Plants enhances the colors of its favorite visitor, the monarch butterfly, to perfection! It seems to grow wings with the myriad of honey bees and butterflies so irresistibly drawn to it. This one is also sap free! This butterfly weed offers larger, more brilliant blooms that show off a lovely golden yellow color for months! Hummingbirds enjoy its nectar will other wild birds use fiber from the plant to create their nests. It is the host plant for the Monarch butterfly. Hello Yellow Asclepias is a drought-tolerant perennial that grows well in average to sandy or rocky soils.
Common Names: Yellow Milkweed, Yellow Butterfly Weed
Asclepias Companion Plants: Aster, Echinacea, Kniphofia, Salvia
Hello Yellow Asclepias Plant Care Instructions: Keep the plant well-watered for the first 3-4 weeks after transplanting. After that, only water if the plant starts looking droopy. Deadheading the first flush of flowers promotes additional blooms. If you don’t want the plant to self-seed, remove all flowers once they are finished blooming. Plants can be cut back to the ground once they drop their leaves. Spring is a good time to fertilize.