Asclepias tuberosa- Butterfly Weed for Monarch Butterflies - asclepias tuberosa mature height spread

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Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) asclepias tuberosa mature height spread


Spread. 24 Inches Butterfly weed is a 2' tall herbaceous perennial that dies back in winter and re-sprouts from its underground tuber Butterfly weed is unique among milkweeds in that the sap is not milky and the leaves are not opposite.

Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet Mature plants may freely self-seed in the landscape if seed pods are not removed prior to splitting open. Butterfly Asclepias tuberosa, commonly called butterfly weed, is a tuberous rooted, Missouri native It typically grows in a clump to 1-3' tall and features clusters (umbels) of bright orange to.

Asclepias tuberosa (Orange Butterfly Weed) has glowing orange flowers that are a couple of growing seasons to establish its deep roots and reach mature size. Asclepias syriaca and A. speciosa will spread to make big patches of plants.