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Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed - Asclepiadaceae (The Milkweed Family)
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed - Support monarch butterflies and plant this beautiful eastern milkweed, Asclepias syriaca.
Asclepias syriaca - Support monarch butterflies and plant this beautiful eastern milkweed, Asclepias syriaca.


 
15cm
Price: $14.99
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Sun, Part Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: Pink

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 2345
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Description Fine Print
 
Asclepias syriaca is an eastern North American classic best known as a food source for larval monarch butterflies. It is a stoloniferous (spreading) perennial with thick, leather leaves and intriguing clusters of fragrant pink flowers in summer. Interesting seed pods open to reveal silky white seeds. Deer resistant.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Fields, open woods, roadsides, railroads, waste ground.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No

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