Butterfly Milkweed (Aslepias tubersoa)

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Butterfly Milkweed, scientifically known as Asclepias tuberosa, a native perennial that will charm your garden with its bright orange flowers and support a variety of butterflies. Also With its clusters of showy, vibrant orange blooms and slender, lance-shaped leaves.

This milkweed exudes a sense of beauty and grace. So Growing up to 1 to 2 feet tall, it forms a lovely display of flowers, creating a stunning visual spectacle.

Butterfly Milkweed is a vital host plant for monarch butterflies. Its also attracting them with its nectar-rich flowers, providing a habitat for their caterpillars. Additionally, it also attracts other pollinators like bees and hummingbirds. Ideal for pollinator gardens, native plant landscapes, and sunny borders, this hardy species thrives in well-drained soil and full sun.

Embrace the allure of Butterfly Milkweed and create a butterfly-friendly haven in your garden while celebrating the vibrant beauty of these orange blooms and supporting the well-being of butterflies in your garden ecosystem.

Fun Facts:

  • Botanical Name: Aslepias tubersoa
  • Height: 12-24" in
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Color: Orange
  • Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-9
  • Colorado native plant
  • Native Habitat: Prarie, open meadows, roadsides and ditches

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Milkweed, Butterfly (Aslepias tubersoa) in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Milkweed, Butterfly (Aslepias tubersoa), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. its also using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!



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