Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed)



Butterfly milkweed is a memmber of the milkweed family. It forms a deep taproot and is very drought resistant. Needs well draining soil especially in the winter. Butterfly milkweed flowers in early summer with beautiful orange blooms.

Milkweeds are the host plant for the Monarch caterpillar.

Full sun

Height 12-24 inches

Deer and rabbit resistant

Host plant to Monarch caterpillars

Perennial zone 3-9

Cut flower

Additional information


4 inch pot, quart pot, gallon pot


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