Asclepias - Butterfly Weed - Milkweed
Asclepias, also known as Butterfly Weed, Milkweed or pleurisy root, is a gloriously fragrant, mid-size bedding plant that produces an amazing display of disk shaped, floral blossom heads comprised of thousands of tiny flowers. Known best for being the sole food source for the beloved Monarch Butterfly, this easy to grow perennial is a nectar-rich source of food to welcome pollinators to your garden. Create a floral carpet bed or use this 2' to 4' foot plant as a spot of color among your garden groupings. Redemption Seeds offers several species, including the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year, renowned Asclepias tuberosa. In addition to a wonderful garden addition, Asclepias is a favorite among floral professionals as it makes an exceptional cut flower.