Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Weed

NATIVE! Bright orange-red flowers will stop traffic at their peak in mid-late summer, Prefers sandy, dry soil. Huge roots help it survive droughts.


Height


12-24 Inches

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Spread


12-24 Inches

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Habit
Upright
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Foliage Color
Green
Plant Sub-Group
Perennial Natives
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