<< Previous Plant  |   Next Plant >>

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Weed

Long blooming, bright orange flower clusters are attractive to butterflies. Leaves are a larval food source for monarch butterflies. Nice cut flower. Deadhead to encourage rebloom. Deer resistant. Heat and drought tolerant. Native.

Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of drought and dry soils once established. Tolerates clay. Resents transplanting once established. Late to break dormancy in spring.

SKU

Description

Qty

Pricing

91838 3 qt. 1 - $10.99 Ea.

Height:

24-36 Inches

spacer

Spread:

18-24 Inches

spacer

Hardiness Zone:

3

spacer

Bloom Color:

Orange

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
June
July
August
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Favorite
Fragrant
Long Blooming
Naturalizing
Interesting Notes

Resents transplanting once established. Late to break dormancy in spring. Deer resistant.

Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
Garden Location
0