Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed

  • Great for rain gardens and erosion control
  • Will naturalize
  • Flowers are nectar for many butterflies.
  • The leaves are a food source for the Monarch caterpillars

Specifications

  • Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa
  • Common Name: Butterfly Weed
  • Flower Color: Orange-yellow
  • Height: 1 - 2 Feet
  • Width: 1 - 1 1/2 Feet
  • Season of Bloom: June
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9

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