Milkweed (Butterfly)


Asclepias tuberosa

Out of Stock for 2022. Please check back on March 1, 2023.

Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: full sun
Moisture: dry to medium
Soil: sandy loam
Mature Height: 2 feet

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Add some flair and pollinator food to your garden with this bright orange wildflower! Milkweed is an essential plant for the Monarch butterfly’s survival. It is the only plant the caterpillar is able to live off of and create their intricate chrysalis upon. In the spring and early summer, look for caterpillars on your plant who’ve hitched a ride to their new home. Plant on dry sandy soil and try not to move this plant once established. Deer resistant.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

Check out our other Two Milkweed Species:

Swamp Milkweed

Common Milkweed


Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun

Moisture Requirements

Dry, Medium

Soil Requirements

Sandy Loam


Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Butterfly Larvae

Flower Colour


Bloom Period