Butterfly Milkweed
Butterfly Milkweed
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Butterfly Milkweed

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$180.00 Per lb
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LATIN NAME
Asclepias tuberosa

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Will produce bright orange, yellow or reddish flowers.
• Flowers June to August.
• When in bloom, this plant attracts butterflies and numerous other insects.
• Adapted to dry, sandy or rocky soils of prairies, roadsides, and waste places.
• Has a deep taproot which makes it very drought tolerant.
• The Omaha and Ponca Indians used the roots to treat respiratory problems, as did the early pioneers.
• Milkweeds are poisonous to livestock, but the plants are so unpalatable, livestock will not consume them by choice.

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