Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa
Sold in a strip of 5 deep plugs for $37.50 (that’s $7.50 per plant!)
These deep plugs allow for a large plant — up to 16” tall depending on the species and time of year — with a well-established, mature deep root system.
Each plug is 2” x 2” across and 5” deep.
This southwestern PA native perennial is 1 – 2 ½ feet tall and 1 – 1 ½ feet wide. It blooms from June to August with showy, bright yellow-orange flowers. It is deer-resistant and attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, including monarchs and queens. This fragrant plant does well in poor, dry soils and full sun.