New England Wild Flower Society

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
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(58) Northeastern Highlands
Attracts Wildlife
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
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