asclepias tuberosa

This hardy perennial needs little attention. Attractive clusters of red buds that open to bright orange flowers throughout summer. This is a must have perennial in any butterfly garden!

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: Height- 1-2 ft, Width- 1 ft

Bloom Time: June to August

Fun Facts:

– Mature plants can self-seed if seed pods are not removed prior to splitting open.

– Unlike many other milkweeds, this species does not have milky-sap stems.

– Hummingbirds love them!