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Purple Milkweed (Asclepias purpurescens)


Light:

Sun to part shade

Flowering:

Summer

Soil:

Average, rich, well drained

Height:

18 to 30 inches

Color:

Deep purple-pink

Hardiness:

Zone 4. Hardy native species.

Uses:

Native plantings. Butterfly gardens.

Care:

A stunning milkweed with deep colored upright facing blooms. Non-rhizomatous so a good garden species. Late to emerge in the spring. Will tolerate a bit of shade. I've been working on this for years. Feedback welcomed.

Native:

Yes

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