Asclepias syriaca, Common milkweed Organically Grown

Asclepias syriaca, Common milkweed Organically Grown
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  • Item #: PP10
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average - Dry soil:
  • Average well drained soil:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Butterflies:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Deer Resistant:
  • Drought Tolerant:
  • Drought tolerant:
  • FACU - Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands:
  • Herbaceous plant:
  • High Wildlife Value:
  • Hummingbirds:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Perennial:
  • Pollinator support:
  • Small Mammals:
  • Songbirds:
  • UPL- Almost never occur in wetlands:
  • Wildflower:
  • Full Sun:
  * Marked fields are required.
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Ships late spring 2019

Botanic Name (s):       Asclepias syriaca                                                                                                                                 

Common Name(s):       Common Milkweed                                                                                                                              

Mature height :   3-5ft

Mature spread: self seeding, colonizing

Bloom Time:May-August


Sun Exposure:  Full Sun    

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average 

Soil Type: 

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                                    

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:        Thickets, roadsides, fields             

Notes:       High wildlife and pollinator value                                                                    

High Wildlife Value:                Beneficial Insects          Butterflies               Hummingbirds     Songbirds            

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions   

Native Perennial/Wildflower

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