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Butterfly Weed # 1 CG

Experience the enchanting dance of butterflies in your garden with Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), a captivating native perennial that bursts into bloom from mid-summer to late summer. True to its name, this vibrant plant beckons butterflies with its brilliant blossoms, creating a spectacle of color and movement in your landscape. Native to North America, Butterfly Weed not only adds visual beauty but also plays a crucial role in supporting local pollinator populations.

Ecological Benefits:

  • Asclepias tuberosa's bright blossoms act as a magnet for butterflies, drawing these winged wonders to your garden and providing essential nectar sources for their sustenance.
  • Beyond butterflies, Butterfly Weed also attracts a variety of other pollinators, including bees and hummingbirds, contributing to the health and vitality of your garden ecosystem.
  • Well-adapted to dry conditions, Butterfly Weed thrives in drought-prone areas, making it an excellent choice for water-wise gardens and landscapes.

Growing Details: 
Flourishes in zones 4 to 9
Height: ~36inches 
Width: ~24inches
Lighting: Sun