Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Weed

As a magnet for butterflies, Butterfly weed works well in mixed borders, meadows and naturalized areas. It has orange flower clusters June through August, which are followed by green seed pods. Grows 1-2' and tends to emerge late in the spring. Prefers average dry to medium wet, well-drained soils.

  • »  Available June 2021

Height: 12-24 in
Spacing: 18 in
Hardiness Zone: 3 – 9

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Plants will be in seasonal condition with appropriate foliage.

Size Price Each 2-12 12+ QTY
4" Pot $10.95 $7.95 $5.95 SOLD OUT
Characteristics & Attributes for Asclepias tuberosa


Soil Moisture

Attracts Wildlife

Foliage Color

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Flower Color

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