Asclepias tuberosa


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Common Name: Butterfly milkweed

Plant Type: Herbaceous

Habitat: Woodland Edge

Light Requirements: sun, part sun

Soil Moisture: mesic

Soil Type: Sand

Height: 1 - 3 ft

Bloom Time: Summer

Flower Colour: orange clusters

Seed Ripens: late summer

Germination Requirements: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F. Seed requires light to germinate

Details/Comments: Larval plant for monarch. Good nectar plant.

Common Name (Alt): Butterflyweed

Picture Copyright: John Oyston