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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!


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:18-24 Inches
  • Spread:24 Inches
  • Spacing:24 in

Flower Color
Orange
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Exposure
Sun
Growth Rate
Slow
Asexual propagation prohibited?
No
Additional Information about Asclepias tuberosa

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!