Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Flower)
Asclepias tuberosa
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Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Flower

Plant Type: Perennials

Late to break dormancy, prefers drier and well-drained soil, vibrant orange flowers are a magnet for butterflies, attractive seed pods are used in floral arrangements, grow above 65ºF and dry.

  • Vibrant orange flowers
  • Prefers drier and well-drained soils
  • A magnet to butterflies
Item # Pack Size  
4505085 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing

Height:

18-24 in

Spread:

4-6 ft

Zone:

3-9

Asclepias

Common Name: Butterfly Flower

Prized perennial for attracting butterflies. Flowers are long lasting and bloom early to mid-summer. Plants do not like to be transplanted and should be allowed to "naturalize".

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer