Light: full sun
Height: 24-36" (60-90cm)
Space: 12" (30cm)
Features: Native wildflower. Brilliant orange flowers attract butterflies to the garden. Blooms are followed by decorative fruit. The only Asclepias species to have clear sap and alternate leaves.
Uses: Makes a dependable mixed border plant. Perfectly suited to informal, naturalized settings. Best planted in groups. Terrific plant for butterfly gardens.
Care: Very easy to grow in virtually any location. Tolerates hot, dry conditions. Best in fertile, well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings.