Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly plant
Asclepias tuberosa is a breathtaking perennial with clumps of small vibrant orange flowers that attracts pollinators of all kinds. It is low to the ground and a great source for Monarch butterfly larvae.
Easy to grow and self-seed, drought tolerant, slow to establish. It does not transplant well due to taproot.
Height: 1 - 2.5 ft
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Bloom color: Yellow Orange
Bloom time: June to August