BUTTERFLY WEED (Asclepias tuberosa)



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Type: Herbaceous perennial

Zone: 3 to 9

Height: 1 to 2.5 feet

Spread: 1 to 1.5 feet

Bloom time: June to August

Bloom description: Yellow/orange

Sun: Full sun

Water: Dry to medium

Maintenance: Low

Attracts: Butterflies

Tolerate: Deer, drought, erosion, dry soil, shallow-rocky soil


Especially attractive to monarchs. A beautiful solution for a dry, sunny slope. Occurs in dry fields and roadsides in most of the U.S. It is one of many Asclepias species, all of which are required food for monarch butterfly larvae.

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