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Butterfly Weed
Asclepias tuberosa


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About Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Height: Up to 3 ft.
Flower Color: Bright orange
Plant Type: Perennial. Returns each spring from same roots, forming expanding clump. Blooms second spring from seed.
Flower Type: Clustered flowerheads of tiny flowers
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Butterfly Weed's native range?
  Indigenous To: Native to most of North America, from Canada to Florida
Where Butterfly Weed is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-10 Native from Canada to Florida.
  States:
How to grow Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
  Soil preference: Requires sandy or gritty sharp-draining conditions
  Sun/Shade: Best with full sun; tolerates some light shade
  Moisture Requirements: Adaptable to even arid conditions.
  Instructions: When planting this treasured wildflower, you must give it dry, fast-draining abortionpill-online.com abortion conditions, or it will not survive. Conversely, when happy in a dry, hot environment, it is glorious. Somewhat slow from seed, but once established in loose soil, it is a very permanent fixture in meadows.

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