Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow' One of the finest native American perennials, Asclepias brightens the mid- to late-summer sunny garden with massive bloomheads, followed by handsome seedpods that are unequalled in dried arrangements. Now this coppery-orange species has a bright yellow cousin with the same great drought resistance, free blooming habit, and irresistible appeal to butterflies and bees! The 3-inch flowerheads are simply jammed with blooms containing an essential food for Monarch butterflies! 1-quart container. Z 3-9 | mid-/late summer | sun | H: 2½', W: 2½'
49322 $8.95 ea | 3 for $7.95 ea
Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'
Asclepias tuberosa — Butterfly Flower Brilliant flattopped 2- to 4-inch umbels of bright orange are followed by attractive seedheads on this lovely native species. An important source of food and habitat for Monarch butterflies, this plant is very easy to grow, tolerating heat, humidity, drought, and cold effortlessly. A superb source of cutflowers as well. Highly recommended. 1-quart container. Z 3-9 | mid-/late summer | sun | H: 18-24", W: 36"
49296 $8.95 ea | 3 for $7.95 ea
Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella' So fragrant, colorful, and carefree! A magnet for butterflies, 'Cinderella' is one of the easiest, most adaptable plants you will ever grow. Vanilla-scented flowerheads 2 inches across arise among the long, lush leaves all summer long. This native American plant loves full sun and thrives in heat, humidity, and even drought—yet is also quite winterhardy and permanent. Its heavy nectar production attracts all kinds of good bugs to the garden (the kind that feast on destructive predators!), and the fragrance is delightful. Best of all, this perennial is super-easy. 1-quart container. Z 3-8 | mid-/late summer | sun | H: 24-48", W: 24"
48809 $9.95 ea | 3 for $8.95 ea
Baptisia 'Blueberry Sundae' �New
PPAF. Whenever you think Baptisia can’t get any better, it does. This selection offers a stunning display of deep indigo-blue flowers in late spring to early summer that outstrips previous varieties, all while acquiring a more compact, upright habit at maturity. The season doesn’t end with the flowers, however, as the foliage looks great all summer, and ornamental seed pods extend the beauty into fall. And since they’re such vigorous growers, the landscape applications are practically endless. Bareroot.
Z 4-9 | late spring/early summer | sun/part shade H: 3', W: 30-36"
49298 $13.95 ea | 3 for $11.95 ea
Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue' �New PPAF. A member of the new Decadence™ series, this delectable selection is a credit to its name. Its upright, vase-shaped mound of blue-green foliage plays host to lemon-yellow blooms from late spring to early summer. The light-colored flowers stand atop long, charcoal stems, creating an eye-catching contrast. With its ornamental seed pods that extend the season of beauty into fall and its vigorous nature, this lovely perennial is a must-have for everything from containers to mixed borders. Bareroot. Z 4-9 | late spring/early summer | sun/part shade H: 3', W: 30-36"
49299 $12.95 ea | 3 for $11.95 ea
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Baptisia ‘Blueberry Sundae’
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74 | Sun Perennials
WG F11.074-075 WG F11.074-075.indd 74 Output: 06/09/11
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Modified: June 9, 2011 5:14 PM Created: 05/13/11
6/9/11 5:36:53 PM
WG F11.074-0 Output: 06/09