Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed ZONE 3

Our native milkweed, this plant provides both nectar and food for the monarch butterfly and caterpillar. Its upright stems produces wide gray-green leaves topped by clusters of starry lavender-pink flowers in late July followed by pods of fluffy seeds.

HEIGHT: 24-40"

WIDTH: 24-60"

SUN: 6+ hours

SOIL: Dry Moist Sandy

Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsAttracts BirdsDeer ResistantNative of New EnglandBears Fruit
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Flower Color: Pink

Bloom Time: Summer

Growth Rate: Moderate

Shape: Clump Upright

Feeding: Flower-tone

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