Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed

asclepias tuberosa

This orange-flowered plant is a wonderful attraction for moths and butterflies alike due to its milky sap. The Butterfly Weed, due to its adaptation to any environment, grows with ease and with little maintenance required. Needing a relatively dry environment to thrive, this native plant requires minimal watering, can grow up to two feet in height, and is a colorful addition to any garden.

Other Native Wildflowers:

Trumpet Honeysuckle
Mountain Mint
Black Eyed Susan
Purple Coneflower
Joe Pye Weed
Columbine
Bee Balm
Senna