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

Butterfly Weed

Plant Type: Native

Native, orange flowering, perennial that attracts butterflies and pollinators.

  • Perennial with dark green foliage and a low growing habit
  • Bright orange flowers in summer followed by billowy seed pods
  • Tough, native perennial used extensively in butterfly gardens and meadow plantings

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#01 15-18" HT   Please Login for Ordering

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 Pollinators
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Sun
Part Sun
Dry Soil
Average Water
Well-Drained
Mass Planting
Summer Bloomer
Low Maintenance
Cut Flower/Foliage
Native
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Landscape Characteristics
Flowers
Specialty Use
Wildlife Garden
Butterfly Garden
Classification by Use
Color Impact
Native
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Habit
Upright
Clumping
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Growth Rate
Moderate
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Erosion Control