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Asclepias tuberosa NGN

Striking bright orange flowers in late summer. Likes full sun, dry and infertile soils. Can be slow to establish and late to come up in spring. Has a taproot which makes division very difficult. Attracts butterflies (loved by monarch larvae) and hummingbirds. Grows best in sand. PPA plant of 2017.

Attributes - Rain Garden Sun, Fall Color, Fragrant Flower

Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators & Wildlife

Height: 24-36 in

Width: 18-24 in

Soil Conditions: Dry

Flower Color: Orange

Bloom Time: June,July,August

Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9

Light: Sun