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Butterfly milkweed, Ascliepias tuberosa in bloom with unique orange flowers
Close up of unique orange blooms of Butterfly milkweed, Asclepias tuberosa
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Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

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Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Perennial

Bloom colour: Orange

Blooms: July-Aug

Height: 2-3 feet

Light: Sun

Soil: well-drained sandy soils

Water: dry to moist, high drought tolerance

Hardiness Zone 3-7 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)

 

Butterfly milkweed attracts: Butterflies, hummingbirds, native bees, honey bees, bumble bees, and beneficial insects (that protect our plants from pest insects!)

And it is a host plant for: Grey Hairstreak, Monarch, and Queen butterflies.