- Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Water Demand: Low
- Landscape Use:
- Ornamental Value: Orange, Yellow
- Native/Adapted: Native
- Wildlife Value: Birds (specifically Hummingbirds), Butterflies (nectar source and larval food source)
- Season: Summer
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
- Plant Form: Upright
- Plant Spread: 2'
- Plant Height: 2'-3'
DescriptionSandy, well-drained soil. Makes long-lasting cut flowers. Excellent for butterflies. Does not like to be transplanted.