Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa


One of the best plants for attracting and sustaining the Monarch butterfly, as well as other butterfly species. Clusters of bright orange flowers appear in mid-summer. Demands very well-drained soil and tolerates drought. A chief species in dry prairies.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Perennial

    Height: 18-30 Inches

    Blooms: July

    Bloom Colour: Orange

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun

    Soil: Dry, Sandy/Gravel & Average Soil

    Habitat: Prairies, Dry Fields, Open Upland Woods

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