Photo: Butterfly Weed
Photo: Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed

Botanical name: Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly weed produces many bright orange, flat-topped flower clusters in early June. Flowering goes on for many weeks. Green pods full of seeds with silky white hairs follow the flowers. This is an essential plant if you want to attract a variety of butterflies to your property, especially monarchs.
 

Properties

Height
47 - 72 cm
Color
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