Butterfly Weed – Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Weed is one of the common names for Asclepias tuberosa.

This milkweed grows thin hairy leaves. Although rough to the touch, Monarch butterflies host on this milkweed.

Height: to 36″

Zones 4a – 10

Bloom color: orange and yellow

Full sun

Propagation: seed, division

Drought tolerant

US native