Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa
Butterfly weed produces bright orange, flat-topped flower clusters in early June. Flowering goes on for many weeks. Green pods full of seeds with silky white hairs follow the flowers. This is an essential plant if you want to attract a variety of butterflies to your property, especially Monarchs.
Sun exposure: full sun
Avg size: 18-30" x 12-24"