They completely ingested that one plant but I had several others for my viewing pleasure. Get a free White Flower Farm Catalog. My experience is that aphids congregate just below the blooms and on the underside of the leaves below the bloom. About the only negative asclepias tub gay butterflies is that the plant is a bit slow to emerge in the spring. I have read all the comments, and most in my zone 8 say they come back, but no one mentions cutting what look to be dead limbs and trunk?
Asclepias tuberosa – ‘Gay Butterflies’ Milkweed
Likewise, it can be found on sandy soils and on clay. Butterfly Weed is one of my favorites asclepias tub gay butterflies love it, but this year it sure looks like it is dead. Barry from Westchester County, NY Late bloomer so needs marking to prevent gardeners from raking the bed and killing the plants; growing well the first year. I really love the flowers, so this plant is a hard "worker" i
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I transplanted my asclepias tuberosa in August after 3 years in the wrong spot. This information is presented for reference only. Or maybe what's happening is the larvae are moving to the softer leaved milkweeds.