Butterfly Milkweed

Butterfly Milkweed

Perennial plant growing up to 2 feet tall. Grows best in full sun and medium to dry soils. Has deep-set rhizomes and good drought tolerance. Brilliant, orange flowers attract a range of pollinators, including butterflies, ruby-throated hummingbird, and a range of bee species. The species has good deer resistance. Blooms May to September.
Species: Asclepias tuberosa
Milkweed Family: Asclepiadaceae

Available late fall 2020
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