Also known as Milkweed because some strains seep milky sap or known as Butterflyweed because how it attracts butterflies. Asclepias also attracts bees and honey bees of the sweet nectar the blossoms provide. This perennial has a bushy growth habit, and the roots were used by Native Americans to treat Pleurisy.
Flowers in clusters of brilliant orange shades. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Self-seeding. once in-bloom, the plant will blossom every year after.