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Asclepias tuberosa
Asclepias tuberosa
Common Name: Butterfly weed

A tough, drought-tolerant native with intense orange flowers in mid to late summer. Attracts many varieties of butterflies and is especially attractive to Monarchs. A beautiful solution for a dry sunny slope! Occurs in dry fields and roadsides in most of the US.

Height: 18-24 Inches
Spread: 24 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9