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Asclepias tuberosa



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa

Common Name: Butterfly Weed

An evergreen perennial shrub. Rich green leaves are long, narrow, and arranged in opposite pairs. Tiny star-shaped flowers grow in clusters of tangerine orange. Attracts many pollinators and beneficial insects, especially caterpillars of the Monarch butterfly.

USDA Zone: Zones 3 - 9

Sunset Zone: Zones 1 - 24

Mature Height: 2 - 3 feet

Mature Width: 2 - 3 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun

Water Needs: Moderate