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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.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:24-36 Inches
  • Spread:18-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Orange

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.

Featured
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
Additional Information about Asclepias tuberosa

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