Butterfly weed - great butterfly attractor! Drought... more
Asclepias curassavica - Red Milkweed, Butterfly Weed
Butterfly weed - great butterfly attractor! Drought tolerant, tough plant. This plant is very attractive to butterflies. Long bloom period from late spring throughout the summer. Flowers are a nectar source for many butterflies and leaves are a food source for monarch butterfly larvae (caterpillars).