Asclepias tuberosa


Common Name: Butterfly Weed 'Wild Orange Type'
Bloom Color: Orange
Bloom Season: Summer
Description:

Rise every year from taproot (mark spot for planting), long lived. Bright orange flowers a favorite for butterflies. Great nectar plant for butterflies and an important food source for monarch butterfly caterpillars.

Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 28"
Mature Width: 18"
Garden Notes: Long bloom season.