Butterfly Milkweed - Asclepias tuberosa from Ancient Roots Native Nursery

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Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Milkweed
4.25 Pot First year plant - $6.50
7 Pot Second year plant - $10.00
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Blooms June - August First year plants available in spring.

  • »  Beautiful orange flowers all summer
  • »  Attractive seed heads
  • »  Larval host Monarch butterflies

Very showy bright orange blossoms brighten up any garden. Not aggressive like common milkweed can be. Hummingbirds and pollinators will love its rich nectar. Plant of Merit by Missouri Botanical Gardens. Use in sunny boarders, naturalize, rock gardens or for erosion control on slopes. Drought and poor soil tolerant. Larval host for Monarch butterfly and 12 other butterflies and moths.