Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly milkweed)


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Butterfly milkweed is cute, short(12″-30″), and orange! It is beloved by hummingbirds and butterflies alike. It is a host to the Monarch butterfly and other lepidoptera. It does great in a dry sunny spot, but will tolerate a little shade. This milkweed is fantastic along borders and walkways and will delight you!

Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly milkweed)


  • Full sun, part shade
  • 1′-2.5′ Height, 1′-2′ Width
  • Average to Dry Soil
  • June, July, Aug Bloom Time
  • Monarch Butterfly Host Plant
  • Host Plant Other
  • Orange Summer Flowers
  • Attractive Fall/Winter Interest
  • Pollinator Powerhouse
  • Adaptable
  • Deer/Rabbit Resistant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Non-Aggressive Variety
  • Compaction Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance
  • Meadow
  • Hell Strip

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