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Sep 10, 2015 7:35 PM CST
|Can anyone tell me what this plant is? It's about 3 feet round and flowers all summer. |
Sep 10, 2015 7:49 PM CST
Welcome to ATP.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Sep 10, 2015 8:04 PM CST
|It's growing in Medicine Hat, Alberta Canada|
Sep 10, 2015 8:13 PM CST
|Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)|
Sep 10, 2015 8:40 PM CST
|Darn it, Dave beat me to it! I actually knew one! Robot, it's a host plant for the Monarch and Queen butterflies so look for caterpillars - and don't kill them!|
Sep 10, 2015 8:51 PM CST
|We were recording the podcast tonight about butterfly weed when this post was made!|
Sep 18, 2015 9:49 PM CST
|Thanks for the quick reply. my wife and have been wondering about this plant for some time now. Sorry it took me so long to post back.|