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Latin name: Asclepias tuberosa

Type: Herbaceous perennial

Family: Apocynaceae

Native Range: Eastern and southern United States

Zone: 3 to 9

Height: 1.00 to 2.50 feet

Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet

Bloom Time: June to August

Bloom Description: Yellow/orange

Sun: Full sun

Water: Dry to medium

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Naturalize, Rain Garden

Flower: Showy

Attracts: Butterflies

Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil


Plant information from the Missouri Botanical Garden

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