As a host plant for the Monarch Butterfly it is an easy choice to plant Butterfly Weed if you want to attract loads of butterflies to your garden! This easy to grow perennial is native to meadow areas in most of the United States from California to Wisconsin all the way to Maine and Florida! Bright Orange clusters of flowers sit atop of this clump forming perennial. If you want butterflies in your garden planting this native perennial is a must!
Butterfly Weed can be slow to sprout. It can take up to 4-6 weeks in order for above ground growth to appear.