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
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Characteristics & Attributes for Asclepias tuberosa

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