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Asclepias tuberosa
(Butterfly Weed)

50 seeds             

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa is a drought-tolerant perennial with bright orange flowers that bloom in mid summer, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. The foliage is a food source for Monarch and Queen butterfly larvae.

Asclepias tuberosa is tough and long-lived once it is established, but it doesn't like to be transplanted. It prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Also known as Pleurisy Root and Butterfly Milkweed. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 4-10.

height 24"

Sowing Asclepias tuberosa Seeds:
Sow indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Or sow outdoors in the fall. Full sun. Spacing 12".

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Asclepias tuberosa Butterly Weed