Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Milkweed

Bright orange, flat-topped flower clusters

The best host plant for the monarch butterfly

Stout plants bloom all season

Tips for Success

Use Sloat Forest Mulch Plus and EB Stone Sure Start when planting. Feed with EB Stone Organics Rose and Flower Food.

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Characteristics

  • bAttracts Butterflies
  • lAttracts Hummingbirds
  • @Attracts Pollinators
  • xAverage Water
  • dCut Flower/Foliage
  • eDeer Resistant
  • fDried Flower/Foliage
  • hFragrant
  • jFull Sun

More Information

  • genusAsclepias
  • speciestuberosa
  • cultivar
  • commonButterfly Milkweed
  • hardiness zone
  • height18 - 24 Inches
  • spread

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