Asclepias tuberosa

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BUTTERFLY WEED

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Brilliant orange flowers July – August.  A favorite among orange flowered perennials!  1 – 2′ tall.  Full sun; well-drained soil.  Drought tolerant.  Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies including Monarchs.  Important food source for native pollinators.  Deer resistant.  Northeast U.S. native.  Zone 3.