New England Wild Flower Society

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Asclepias tuberosa

butterfly milkweed, butterfly weed

Description coming soon

Height: 12-30 in
Spread: 12-24 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Bloom Color: Orange

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture
Average
Dry
Ecoregion
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Ornamental Interest
Summer Bloom
Landscape Use
Rain Garden
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Urban Environment
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution