Milkweed [Butterfly] Perennial, Also known as a Butterfly Weed or Asclepias.
This bushy plant was originally a wildflower but
is now prized as a garden perennial also. The
abundance of stiff, lance-shaped foliage provides a dark-green backdrop for the showy flower heads. The leaves are mostly alternate, 1.5- 2.25in long, pointed, and smooth on the edge.
The large 2–5in, flat-topped clusters of bright-orange flowers sit on top
of the flowering stem. The brilliant orange blooms light up meadows
dramatically, and of course attract butterflies. Once established, is a
tough, dependable color maker that creates delightful cut flower.
Zone 1-12 Germ Time – 14-21 Days Blooms Late Spring to Early Fall
Maximum Height – 18-36in Plant Spread – 12-18in
Blossom Size – 1-3in Exposure/Light Requirement – Full Sun
1 gram PKT