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Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Native Butterfly Milkweed has flat-topped umbrels of nectar-rich red-orange flowers atop fleshy stems. It is a magnet for butterflies and a host plant for several butterfly varieties.

Brilliant summer color
Attracts butterflies
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
12591 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95

Gardening Suggestions for Butterfly Milkweed:

Key Characteristics:

Average
Dry
Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Humming- birds
Height:
18-24 Inches
Spread:
-24 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
4 - 9

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Drought Tolerant
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage