Milkweed (Common)

$6.00

Asclepias syriaca

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Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: part shade to full sun
Moisture: dry to medium
Soil: sandy loam, loam
Mature Height: 3 feet

494 in stock

Description

A fast and easy grower that tolerates a variety of poor soils. An important native perennial to the life cycle of the Monarch butterfly, which also attracts a number of other butterfly species. In the spring and early summer, look for caterpillars on your plant who’ve hitched a ride to their new home. Drought tolerant. Because it is such a vigorous grower, it is not recommended for small gardens. Enjoy pale pink blooms in summer.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

Check out our other Two Milkweed Species:

Swamp Milkweed

Butterfly Milkweed

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Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Dry, Medium

Soil Requirements

Loam, Sandy Loam

Pollinators

Bees, Butterflies, Butterfly Larvae

Flower Colour

Pink

Bloom Period

Summer