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Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly weed

Gorgeous in bloom, with intense orange flowers in mid to late summer, native Butterfly Weed is very drought tolerant and, of course, a great plant for bees and butterflies!

Exposure:

Sun

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Height:

18-24 Inches

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Spread:

24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Characteristics & Attributes for Asclepias tuberosa

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Disease Resistant
Cut Flower
Cold Tolerant
Native
Low Maintenance
High Humidity Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Flower Color
Orange
Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Rock Garden
Naturalizing
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Good Drainage
Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Growth Rate
Slow
Asexual propagation prohibited?
No
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