Northeast Pollinator Plants
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Butterfly Weed
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Larval Host
Use: Garden, Rain Garden, Monarch Garden
Light: Full Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: Mid June to Mid August
Flower Color: Orange
Height: 2.5' - 3'
Notes: Long lasting showy orange flowers are butterfly magnets!!Beware roots are toxic if ingested and sap is a skin-irritant.
Native to East, Central, South and Southwest U.S. USDA Native Map