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How to Grow Asclepias


Position – Full sun

Soil – Well-drained

Flowering Period –Summer and autumn

Hardiness –  Tender to Fully Hardy (depending on variety)

  Where to plant

Where to plant Asclepias


Asclepias are best planted in a well-drained soil of sand, clay and loam within an acidic or alkaline PH balance. They are best positioned in an area that receives full sun as this is where they will thrive best. Asclepias are well suited to planting in flower beds and borders as well as wildflower meadows.

Find out more about soil types and how to determine your soil type by clicking here

  How to plant

How to plant Asclepias


Space plants approximately 60cm (2ft) apart. Dig a hole as deep as the root, covering it over and watering thoroughly to settle the soil in place.

    How to care for

How to care for Asclepias


Asclepias require very little care and maintenance and will not need fertilising. They can be difficult to contain as they like to spread out to it may be necessary to remove the seed pods of spent flowers before they disperse.

  How to propagate

How to propagate Asclepias


It is possible to propagate Asclepias by seed, division or root cuttings.

You can find more information on how to propagate plants by clicking here


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