Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa

The orange blooms of this plant are heavy with nectar and pollen, making them a magnet for hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. This easy care and very long-lived perennial is great for cut flowers and dried flower arrangements.Butterfly_Weed_235x250

Bloom/Features: Orange blooms mid to late summer
Dimensions: 2-3′ H x 2′ W
USDA Zones: Hardy to USDA Zones 3-9
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained garden soil
Water: Dry to medium
Uses: Attracts butterflies