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Asclepias tuberosa.......PLANTS.......Butterfly Weed





Flower Color: Orange
Height: 18" to 36"
Spread: 12" to 18"
Light: Full Sun
Zone: 3-9
Water: Average
Soil: Average
Maintenance: Low
Other info: Easy to grow. Mark spot of plant well as they do not appear until late. If you want Monarch butterflies to lay eggs in your area, you must grow some form of Asclepias as that is the only plant on which they will lay their eggs.












Asclepias tuberosa
Butterfly Weed
** Asclepias tuberosa flower **


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Informational/Photo Links:
1) Asclepias tuberosa at Dave's Garden
2) Asclepias tuberosa at Wikipedia
3) Asclepias tuberosa at USDA

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