Butterfly Weed, Ben Hill County

Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa Orange Wildflower Native Plant Ben Hill County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2014

In the milkweed family, Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) is one of the showiest and most memorable SouthGeorgia wildflowers. It’s not uncommon, but you have to know where to look for it.

Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa Ben Hill County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2014

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3 responses to “Butterfly Weed, Ben Hill County

  1. ben dooley

    Beautiful…does anyone know whether it can be cultivated and if it will survive as far north as Atlanta? Thanks

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