A popular perennial with intense, waxy, or orange blossoms, Butterfly Weed needs well-drained, sandy, dry soils. Spring growth starts late, so do not water or disturb the dormant plant.
Attributes - Asclepias tuberosa
Plant Type: Perennial
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer
Flower Color: Orange
Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Black Spot, Rust.