Asclepias syriaca/ Common Milkweed

Common Milkweed 


This common milkweed is easily grown and can spread rapidly if seedpods are left to open. Flowers are a nectar source for many butterflies and leaves are a food source for monarch butterfly larvae (caterpillars).

Height: 3-4 ft

Width: 8-12 in

Drought Tolerant

Attracts Butterflies

Soil Conditions: Dry

Deer Resistant

Flower Color: Purple

Bloom Time: June, July, August, September

Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9

Light: Sun