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Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)


Light:

Sun or light shade

Flowering:

Summer - long blooming

Soil:

Widely tolerant

Height:

36 to 48 inches

Color:

Pink - variable shades

Hardiness:

Very hardy zone 3 native

Uses:

Naturalizing, butterfly habitat

Care:

Easy but aggressive. Seeds were collected from plants in Southern Dakota County - selected for deep, intense color. May be too aggressive for many gardens but can fill in tough spots, perhaps in the alley or amongst shrubs. PLANT SOME FOR THE MONARCHS!

Native:

Yes

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