PICKUP OF PLANTS WILL BE MAY 26 AFTERNOON AND MAY 27 MORNING
Butterfly Weed is a clump-forming wildflower with attractive, lance-shaped, dark green leaves. Growing to a height of 3', and topped with (umbels) of flowers that are typically orange, but can range in color from shades of yellow to shades of red. The seed pods are elliptical, up to 6" long. They are very ornamental and are often used in dried flower arrangements,but will attract a variety of pollinators, including bees and butterflies, and is a larval host for the endangered Monarch butterflies. This an important plant to have in your garden.
Common Name Milkweed, Butterfly Latin Name Asclepias tuberosa Variety Species H x W 1-2' x 1-1.5' Light Requirements Sun-Pt Shade Habit Herb Plant Uses Leaves Key Function Beneficial attractor Other Functions