Gay Butterflies Butterfly Weed
Gay Butterflies Butterfly Weed will attract butterflies to your garden with orange flowers that appear in mid summer and last through the end of summer. The flowers will also attract hummingbirds. Deer tend to stay away from this plant. It has light green leaves that continue through the season dying back in the winter. When the flower heads mature, they produce seed pods that erupt in white silky seed heads.
Gay Butterfly Weed likes to be planted in full sun in well drained soil. It will grow from 20" to to 30" high and 18" to 24" wide. Use this showy plant in a perennial bed border or massed in a perennial bed. Gay Butterfly Weed makes a great cut flower. This plant will even make a great addition to a Moon Garden.