Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Milkweed

  • Bright orange, flat-topped flower clusters
  • The best host plant for the monarch butterfly
  • Stout plants bloom all season



Height:

18-24 Inches

Spread:

24 Inches

Bloom Color:

Zone:

4-9

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Characteristics & Attributes for Asclepias tuberosa

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Attributes:

  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Fragrant
  • Cut Flower/Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water