- 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
Prairie, Butterflyweed Description
(Asclepias tuberosa) Beautiful bright orange flowers cover the plant from mid-summer until early fall. Attracts bees, hummingbirds, moths, and butterflies. Blooms reliably from seed the first year if sown early. Plants will reach 2-3' tall in dry sandy soil and in well-drained loams. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.