Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'
Asclepias tuberosa 'Gay Butterflies'
Butterfly Weed,Milkweed
Nectar from the bright yellow, orange and red flowers are the preferred food source for monarch butterfly larvae. This meadow wildflower likes dry, well-drained soil and a sunny location, and thrives in the Xeriscape! (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer 24-36" tall x 18-24" wide Sun 
Hardiness Zone:4,5,6,7,8,9
zone map Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Butterflies Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts HummingbirdsDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant Drought TolerantFragrant Fragrant
Long Blooming or Repeat Blooming Long Blooming or Repeat Blooming