Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed)
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
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Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Milkweed

Plant Type: Native

Wonderful orange flowering milkweed that attracts butterflies.

  • Perennial, dark green foliage
  • Bright orange flowers
  • Full Sun

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Mature Height:

1-2 ft

Mature Spread:

1-2 ft

Zone:

4-7

Additional Information About Asclepias tuberosa

Larval food plant for Queen and Monarch butterflies.

Asclepias tuberosa Characteristics & Attributes:

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Deer Resistant
Sun
Spring
Well-Drained
Native
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Landscape Characteristics
Flowers
Specialty Use
Butterfly Garden
Wildlife Garden
Classification by Use
Native
Drought Tolerant
Color Impact
Habit
Upright
Clumping
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Growth Rate
Moderate
Foliage Color
Orange