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Gay Butterflies Butterfly Weed



Features flat-topped clusters of bright orange flowers. Stiff, lance-shaped, dark green foliage showcases the showy flower heads. It performs best in lean, dry to medium, well drained soils and in full sun. As the name implies, it is a great nectar source for butterflies and a host plant for Monarch larvae.

Common Name: Butterfly Weed
Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Mature Height: 28"
Mature Width: 28"
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Preference: Average to Wet
Advantages: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Drought Tolerant
Zone: 3-9
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