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Asclepias tuberosa | Butterfly MilkWeed | Pleurisy Root


Here I am offering Seeds from Asclepias tuberosa, also known as Butterfly Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, and Pleurisy Root. Unlike many of the other milkweeds, this one prefers a dryer soil and must be planted in full sun. Another major difference between this plant and other milkweed is that this one does not have a milky sap. The orange and yellow blooms are out from mid Summer to early Fall. This milkweed attracts all kinds of wildlife, bringing in several different birds, bees, and butterflies. The hummingbirds are especially interested in this plant. This Plant is a Host Plant for the Monarch and the Queen butterflies. In places where there is no oleander Asclepias tuberosa is used as a larval host by the Polka-Dot Wasp Moth. It has been used as a larval host for the Cycnia collaris and Unexpected Cycnia Moths. It attracts a whole assortment of butterflies as a nectar source. Documented nectar sources include the Gray Cooper, Banded Hairstreak, and Phaon Crescent butterflies. Common names include Canada Root, Chieger Flower, Chiggerflower, Fluxroot, Indian Paintbrush, Indian Posy, Orange Milkweed, Orange root, Orange Swallow wort, Silky Swallow wort, Tuber Root, Yellow Milkweed, White root, Windroot, Butterfly Love, and Butterflyweed. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 10

Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly MilkWeed Pleurisy Root

Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly MilkWeed Pleurisy Root

Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly MilkWeed Pleurisy Root

Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly MilkWeed Pleurisy Root
Asclepias tuberosa | Butterfly MilkWeed | Pleurisy Root

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Here I am offering Seeds from Asclepias tuberosa, also known as Butterfly Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, and Pleurisy Root. Unlike many of the other milkweeds, this one prefers a dryer soil and must be planted in full sun. Another major difference between this plant and other milkweed is that this one does not have a milky sap. The orange and yellow blooms are out from mid Summer to early Fall. This milkweed attracts all kinds of wildlife, bringing in several different birds, bees, and butterflies. The hummingbirds are especially interested in this plant. This Plant is a Host Plant for the Monarch and the Queen butterflies. In places where there is no oleander Asclepias tuberosa is used as a larval host by the Polka-Dot Wasp Moth. It has been used as a larval host for the Cycnia collaris and Unexpected Cycnia Moths. It attracts a whole assortment of butterflies as a nectar source. Documented nectar sources include the Gray Cooper, Banded Hairstreak, and Phaon Crescent butterflies. Common names include Canada Root, Chieger Flower, Chiggerflower, Fluxroot, Indian Paintbrush, Indian Posy, Orange Milkweed, Orange root, Orange Swallow wort, Silky Swallow wort, Tuber Root, Yellow Milkweed, White root, Windroot, Butterfly Love, and Butterflyweed. Asclepias in general are documented nectar sources for the Monarch, Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper, Dina Yellow, Carus Skipper, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, and Falcate Metalmark butterflies. It is also the nectar source for the Clarks sphinx, and Milkweed Tussock moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 10








Asclepias tuberosa Gay Butterflies


Here I am offering Seeds from Asclepias Tuberosa Gay Butterflies. You will enjoy the dazzling display and so will the butterflies. The blossoms are bursting with color and the blooms are several inches across. This is a nectar sources for the Gray Cooper, Banded Hairstreak, and Phaon Crescent butterflies. Asclepias in general are documented nectar sources for the Monarch, Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper, Dina Yellow, Carus Skipper, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, and Falcate Metalmark butterflies. It is also the nectar source for the Clarks sphinx, and Milkweed Tussock moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 8

Asclepias tuberosa Gay Butterflies

Asclepias tuberosa Gay Butterflies

Asclepias tuberosa Gay Butterflies

Asclepias tuberosa Gay Butterflies
Asclepias tuberosa Gay Butterflies

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Here I am offering Seeds from Asclepias Tuberosa Gay Butterflies. You will enjoy the dazzling display and so will the butterflies. The blossoms are bursting with color and the blooms are several inches across. This is a nectar sources for the Gray Cooper, Banded Hairstreak, and Phaon Crescent butterflies. Asclepias in general are documented nectar sources for the Monarch, Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper, Dina Yellow, Carus Skipper, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, and Falcate Metalmark butterflies. It is also the nectar source for the Clarks sphinx, and Milkweed Tussock moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 8








Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow


Here I am offering Seeds from Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow. This plant likes to live in the full sun where the orange and yellow blooms are out from the middle of the Summer until early Fall. This milkweed attracts all kinds of wildlife, bringing in several different birds, bees, and butterflies. The hummingbirds are especially interested in this Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow. This Plant is a Host Plant for the Monarch and the Queen butterflies. In places where there is no oleander Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow can be used as a larval host for the Polka-Dot Wasp Moth. It has been used as a larval host for the Cycnia collaris and Unexpected Cycnia Moths. It attracts a whole assortment of butterflies as a nectar source. These include the Gray Cooper, Banded Hairstreak, and Phaon Crescent butterflies. Asclepias in general are documented nectar sources for the Monarch, Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper, Dina Yellow, Carus Skipper, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, and Falcate Metalmark butterflies. It is also the nectar source for the Clarks sphinx, and Milkweed Tussock moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 10

Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow

Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow

Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow

Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow
Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow

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Here I am offering Seeds from Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow. This plant likes to live in the full sun where the orange and yellow blooms are out from the middle of the Summer until early Fall. This milkweed attracts all kinds of wildlife, bringing in several different birds, bees, and butterflies. The hummingbirds are especially interested in this Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow. This Plant is a Host Plant for the Monarch and the Queen butterflies. In places where there is no oleander Asclepias tuberosa Hello Yellow can be used as a larval host for the Polka-Dot Wasp Moth. It has been used as a larval host for the Cycnia collaris and Unexpected Cycnia Moths. It attracts a whole assortment of butterflies as a nectar source. These include the Gray Cooper, Banded Hairstreak, and Phaon Crescent butterflies. Asclepias in general are documented nectar sources for the Monarch, Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper, Dina Yellow, Carus Skipper, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, and Falcate Metalmark butterflies. It is also the nectar source for the Clarks sphinx, and Milkweed Tussock moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 10