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Latin Name: Asclepais syriaca


Blooms: Summer, Pink to Light Purple

Seeds or Berries Ripen: Autumn

Spreads Best Via: Seeds and Rhizomes

Moisture: Average to Dry

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Type: Loam, Sand, Clay

Cultural Location: Grasslands, Prairies, Pastures, Woodland Edges
Height: 80 - 180 cm

Spacing: 30 - 60 cm

Propagation: Seeds and Dividing Root Stalks

Germination Code: C (30)

Wildlife Benefits: Pollinators. Main Host plant for Monarch Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

Transplanting: When established tolerates moderately, as a seedling so long as the whole taproot is gotten it’s easy


Winter Interest: Moderate

Common Milkweed

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