Butterfly Weed

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Description

A carefree plant with narrow leaves and an upright habit. Can handle dry, sunny areas and even infertile soils. Great in a border, meadow garden or along a roadside.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Asclepias tuberosa
Plant Type:
Perennial
Care :
Prefers consistently moist soil, but performs admirably in average, well-drained gardens as well.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Upright habit.
Plant Height:
30 inches
Plant Width:
18-24 inches
Foliage:
Green, willow-like leaves.
Bloom:
Orange flowers bloom in summer.
Zone:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
Special Features:
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Supports Naturalizing
  • Tolerant of Wet Locations
  • Cut/Dried Flower