Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed - Attracts Butterflies! Just emerging!
Native This showy plant is frequently grown for its brilliant flowers that attract butterflies. This bushy, 1 1/2-2 ft. perennial is prized for its large, flat-topped clusters of bright-orange flowers. The leaves are mostly alternate, 1 1/2 - 2 1/4 inches long, pointed, and smooth on the edge. The yellow-orange to bright orange flower clusters, 2-5 inches across, are at the top of the flowering stem. The abundance of stiff, lance-shaped foliage provides a dark-green backdrop for the showy flower heads.
Pot size #1 (2.55 qts.) this is the pot size you will receive.