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COMMON MILKWEED

#2397 | Asclepias syriaca

COMMON MILKWEED

#2397 | Asclepias syriaca

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Summary

Common milkweed is a perennial herb growing from a deep rhizome. With purple/pink clusters of flowers, this Monarch favorite will attract pollinators to your garden for years.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 4 - Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 6 - Northeast Lakes, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 11 - South Texas, 12 - Southwest
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Height
24" - 60"
Bloom Period
Early-Summer - Summer
Bloom Color
Pink
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Perennial
Growth Habit
Rhizomatous
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Fall
Plant Depth
0.25" - 0.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
65° F
Establishment
Hard

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
62,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
Magnoliopsida
Subclass
Asteridae
Order
Gentianales
Family
Asclepiadaceae
Genus
Asclepias
Species
Asclepias syriaca

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 3 oz per 1000 sq feet

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Landscaping

Attractive in mass plantings as well as in species mixes

Pollinator Beneficial Plants

Larval host for Monarchs, and nectar source for pollinators

Conservation, Reclamation & Restoration

Roadside

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