Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Weed

  • Height: 24-28 Inches
  • Spread: 24 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Interesting Notes:

Gather bouquets of Asclepias all summer long; the long stems are wonderful for cutting and are long-lasting. Sear the ends of the cut stems over a flame to stop the milky sap from leaking out.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Moisture Needs
Average
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest
Summer
Growth Rate
Medium
Color
Oranges
Foliage Color
Green
Uses
Mass Planting
Cut Flower
Naturalizing
Drought Tolerant
Border or Bed
Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa from Paridon Horticultural Limited
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