Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa


A guaranteed magnet for butterflies. Plants form an upright clump of narrow green leaves with deep orange flowers. The flowers are a great source of nectar for butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, and other beneficial insects. 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year.



Height: 24″

Spread: 24″

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Growth Habit: Upright, Clumping

Flower Colour: Deep Orange

Blooms: July to September

Key Features: Cut Flowers, Attracts Butterflies/Hummingbirds/Bees

Landscape Uses: Borders, Mass Planting, Naturalization