Bloom Time: Summer
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9
Name: Butterfly Weed
Scientific Name: Asclepias tuberosa
Introducing Butterfly Weed, a remarkable native plant that graces your garden with its captivating beauty. This perennial thrives in USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9 and delights with its clusters of bright orange blooms during the summer.
The Butterfly Weed's adaptability to full sun conditions makes it a versatile choice for any garden. With its striking foliage that turns a vibrant shade of yellow in the fall, it adds a touch of elegance to your landscape year-round.
This native plant is not only a visual delight but also a valuable resource for pollinators, especially butterflies as it serves as a primary host plant for the Monarch butterfly caterpillars. By adding Butterfly Weed, you can enhance the biodiversity of your garden and contribute to the conservation of butterfly populations.
Fun Fact: Asclepias tuberosa produces a latex sap that is toxic to most animals, making it a natural deterrent for herbivores.
Bring the enchanting Butterfly Weed to your outdoor space and enjoy its low-maintenance beauty. Shop now and transform your garden into a haven for wildlife with Butterfly Weed.