Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Milkweed


  • Bright orange, flat-topped flower clusters
  • The best host plant for the monarch butterfly
  • Stout plants bloom all season
Height: 18-24 Inches
Spread: 24 Inches
Hardiness Zone: 4-9


Characteristics & Attributes for Butterfly Milkweed:

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Humming-birds
Attracts Humming-birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Spring
Spring
Average Water
Average Water


Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer