Asclepias tuberosa Q01

Butterflyweed

 Bloom Period: 

June – August

Light:

Sun

Water:

Medium – Dry

Size:

Height 18 – 24”  Width 20 – 24”

Zone:

4 – 9

Patent:

None

Flat-topped bright orange flowers bloom throughout the summer, providing nectar to butterflies and bees. Makes a beautiful cut flower and attractive seedpods add texture to autumn arrangements. Slow to establish but worth the wait. Missouri native that is one of the host milkweeds for Monarch caterpillars in the midwest.