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Orange Milkweed

Orange Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Bee Friendly Attracts Butterflies Cut Flowers Drought Tolerant Toxic Native to North America

Perennial Plant of the Year 2017

Collection: Perennials
Tags: Perennial of the Year, asclepias, milkweed

Leathery green foliage forms a nice bush with deep orange flowers in mid to late summer. Perennial Plant of the Year 2017


Botanical NameAsclepias tuberosa
ExposureFull Sun
HardinessZone 3
Flower ColourOrange
Bloom MonthsJune, July, August
FeaturesAttracts Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Native to North America, Toxic

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.