Asclepias tuberosa (Butterflyweed)

Latin Name: Asclepias tuberosa

Common Name: Butterflyweed

Communities: Dry Prairie

PlantTypes: Forb

Sun: Sun

Height: 1-2 Ft

Color: Orange

Flower Season: June-July

USDA: Asclepias tuberosa

Notes: Asclepias tuberosa or commonly known as Butterflyweed, as its name indicates, this resident of well-drained prairies is very attractive to butterflies. Clusters of vivid orange flowers appear from June through August. Requires excellent drainage and full sun. Breaks dormancy late.

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