Commonly known as Butterfly Weed, Asclepias is a drought tolerant, native perennial with magnificent bright orange flowers concentrated in compact clusters atop branching stems. A non-stop bloomer from midsummer to autumn, the brightly colored flower clusters are followed by fruit and showy seed. The perfect choice for attracting butterflies and beneficial insects to your garden.
This virtually hassle-free cultivar offers three months of showy clusters of golden yellow blooms adored by hummingbirds, Monarchs, bees, and other beneficial insects. Deadhead flowers to stimulate another bloom cycle. Green fruit develops after flowering which break open to reveal seeds with the same long silvery-white, silky hairs as its cousin, the common milkweed. Pick seedpods while still green for a wonderful addition to arrangements.