Asclepias tuberosa, or Butterfly Weed, is a gorgeous orange flowered milkweed that is a larval host plant for Monarch and Queen butterflies. This gorgeous pollinator plant grows to be 0.5-3 ft tall and is found in a variety of habitats and disturbed sites between 3000-8000 ft. It blooms May-September. Appropriate for mid to high elevation plantings.
Butterfly Milkweed, Asclepias tuberosa