If you love to watch beautiful butterflies, then you'll love Orange Glory Flower. These eye-catching flowers look like a fiery floral sunset right in your garden!
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Summer
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Orange Glory Flower Product Details
Partial Shade/Full Sun
18 - 24"
18 - 36"
18 - 36"
Zones 4 - 9
Alternate, lanceolate or oblong, 2-6" long and 1/4 to 1" wide.
Milkweed-like blossoms. Flowers about 1/4" across in short umbel-like cymes or clusters.
Mixed shades of orange, red, pink and lemon yellow.
Mid to late summer.
Slow to emerge in the spring so be careful not to disturb it during early spring clean-up. It will compete successfully with the grasses.
Well drained, dry , infertile sandy soils. Doesn't like wet soils. Cannot compete with surface rooted trees.
Attractive bright colored blooms lures butterflies to garden. Long vase life. Flowers and pods can be used in dried arrangements. Free-flowering. Drought tolerant.
Deadheading can prolong blooming time.
Medicinal properties to roots. Leaves and stems are supposed to be poisonous to animals.
Orange Glory Flower Customer Reviews
A butterfly garden mustReview by Lisa Rizzo - New Castle, PA Posted on 2012-08-17 12:17:51
A very beautiful orange blossom that attracts butterflies to your garden. Did exceptionally well in the unusually hot summer weather.
Few perennials have more decorative power in and out of your summer garden than the Orange Glory Flower. Also known as Asciepias tuberosa Orange, this fervent orange flower is ideal for dried wildflower arrangements and summer wreaths. The orange glory flower will enhance your ground cover, borders, and bed planting with its eye-catching fiery orange glow. This flower gets its fiery brilliance from the mix shades of orange, red, pink, and lemon yellow. The flower's bright glow attracts Monarch butterflies and hummingbirds that catch the imagination of onlookers. Grow your orange glory flower between 18 inches and 34 inches apart. It blooms continuously from June to August and can grow up to 2 feet. The orange glory flower thrives in sunny or partially shaded areas. You can plant this flower in dry well drained soil as well as infertile sandy soils. It's drought tolerant so it can withstand long summer droughts. Because this orange flower emerges slowly in the spring, be careful not to disturb it during early spring clean up.They'll complement your planted grasses beautifully. The orange glory flower is a hardy perennial that is deer resistant and its leaves and stems are supposedly poisonous to other animals. As one of the most showiest flowers, the orange glory flower can give your garden and home a warm welcoming feel.