Butterfly Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Milkweed - 'Asclepias tuberosa'

Lots of bright orange, flat-topped flower clusters open in early June. Plants bloom for many weeks. Host plant for the monarch butterfly and a great nectar source for many other butterflies and pollinators.

Growing Conditions
Grow in full sun in well-drained soil. Plants have deep tap roots and are slow to emerge in the spring.
An excellent garden plant and a great addition to a native plant garden, naturalized area, prairie or wildflower meadow. An essential plant for attracting butterflies.
18-24 Inches
24 Inches
Bloom Color
Yellow Orange - Red Orange
Bloom Period
June, July, August