Prairie, Butterflyweed

Asclepias tuberosa
$2.99 to $10.00
SKU: 0284
  • Perennial and hardy to zone 4
  • Plants grow to 2-3 feet
  • Bright orange flowers in summer and fall
  • Extremely attractive to bees, hummingbirds, moths, and butterflies

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

$2.99 to $10.00

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Prairie, Butterflyweed Description

This prairie plant is a species of milkweed native to North America. Butterflies and are attracted to the large amounts of nectar produced by the flowers, especially the Queen and Monarch butterflies who feed off of it in the larval stage of development. It is also known as "Indian Paintrbursh" and "Pleurisy Root" in different regions.