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Asclepias tuberosa

Alternative Name(s): Butterfly milkweed, Pleurisy Root

Perennial Milkweed Family

Grows up to 1-2' tall

Butterfly weed is great for landscaping and attracts butterflies, particularly the Monarch butterfly. Flowers bloom in late spring, summer, and early fall. Butterfly weed prefers dry, well-drained soil and full sun. Drought tolerant.

Butterfly Weed

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