New England Wild Flower Society

Asclepias tuberosa

butterfly milkweed, butterfly weed

Description coming soon

Height: 12-30 in
Spread: 12-24 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Bloom Color: Orange

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry
Average
Ecoregion
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Ornamental Interest
Summer Bloom
Landscape Use
Rain Garden
Tolerance
Urban Environment
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution