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Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)


Light:

Sun or part sun

Flowering:

Late summer. The last of the milkweeds to bloom in Minnesota.

Soil:

Average to dry soil. Drought tolerant. Will grow in sand.

Height:

24 inches

Color:

White

Hardiness:

Very hardy zone 2 native

Uses:

Native plantings, butterfly gardens, naturalizing

Care:

Will colonize. Perhaps too aggressive for small gardens but great for naturalizing. Excellent nectar plant and host for Monarch caterpillars.

Native:

Yes

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