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Butterfly Weed or Butterfly Plant

A 24 - 36 inch tall perennial, this plant blooms June through July, likes full sun, and is suitable for zones 3 - 9.

Butterfly Weed, Butterfly Plant or Butterfly Flower
Asclepias tuberosa

Butterflies love this plant! Blooming during June and July, the Butterfly Plant tolerates the summer heat and drought. The flowers sit atop the two feet tall stems in tight clusters. This plant is hardy in zones 3-9 and grows best in full sun. The seeds of this plant can be direct-sown in spring or fall.

Butterfly Weed