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Asclepias tuberosa 'Butterfly Milkweed'

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'Butterfly Milkweed'

Asclepias tuberosa

Attracts Monarch butterflies and Hummingbirds!!

Vibrant, bright orange flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden and are striking when planted with achillea (Yarrow) or artemisia. Slender foliage produces a milky sap. Adapts well to poor, dry soil and is ideal in meadow gardens or natural areas. Heat Tolerant. Good cut flower, dry seedpods.

  • Light: Full Sun & Partial Sun
  • Water: Medium
  • Fertilize: Once a month
  • Role: Filler or Thriller
  • Height: 24-36 inches
  • Spacing: 15-18 inches