Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias tub. 'Gay Butterflies'

  • Flowers in fiery shades of red, orange, and yellow from June through July
  • This native selection is an ideal nectar source for all types of butterflies
  • Milkweed is the only food source for monarch butterfly larvae

Height: 24-30 in
Spread: 18-24 in
Zone: 3-9
Color: Orange, Red, Yellow

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

» Attracts Butterflies
» Attracts Pollinators

Critter Resistance:

» Deer Resistant

Foliage Color:

» Green


» Full Sun

Soil Moisture:

» Dry Soil
» Well Drained Soil


» Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

» Summer