RightPlantz Butterfly WeedIf you want pollinators in your garden, and who doesn’t, you need this plant. Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) is the full package. Check out these stats:

  • A perennial so it comes back every year.
  • Drought resistant.
  • Deer do not eat it.
  • No serious pest problems.
  • Produces tons of blooms.
  • It is a native plant.

The specie is loaded with brilliant orange flowers that bloom from early summer through late summer, providing constant color. It requires full sun and grows to a height and width of around 18”. Butterfly Weed is a host plant for Monarch Butterflies. About the only negative of this plant is that it does self-seed and will move around the garden if left unchecked. Butterfly Plant is a wonderful plant to try in your garden, especially if you want to see tons of butterflies fluttering around.

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