Butterfly Weed


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Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa 

A colorful perennial drought tolerant milkweed, butterfly weed sports brilliant orange flowers in midsummer. Mounding 1-2’ tall clusters of stems grow in full sun with low to average moisture. Prized as a host plant for the monarch and queen butterflies and a great nectar plant for both butterflies and hummingbirds. Birds use the silky down of the seed pods as nesting material.Hardy in zones 4-10.  Plants are shipped in 3.5-inch containers.

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Weight 1.3 lbs