Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias Tuberosa, or Butterfly Weed, is a large, bushy plant with bright orange clusters of orange flowers. These vibrant flowers attract large quantities of butterflies, hummingbirds, bees and many other insects. The Asclepias Tuberosa blooms in the beginning of summer and begins to disappear in mid fall. The blooms are replaced by beautiful seed pods.



General Information:

Mature Height:  2-3 Feet
Mature Width:  1 Foot

Flower Color:  Orange
Fall Color:  N/A


Soil Type:

Dry, Mesic



Full Sun



Bloom Period:




Pair With:

Pale purple cone flower

Purple coneflower

Wild petunia