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Latin Name: Asclepias speciosa


Blooms: Purple, Summer

Seeds or Berries Ripen: Autumn

Spreads Best Via: Rhizomes and Seeds

Moisture: Medium, Medium - Dry, Dry

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Type: Sand, Clay, Loam

Cultural Location: Prairies, Savannas and Open Areas
Height: 90 - 120cm

Spacing: 30cm

Propagation: Seeds

Germination Code: C(30)

Wildlife Benefits: Pollinators, Hummingbirds, Host Plant for Monarch Butterfly

Deer Resistant: Yes

Transplanting: Difficult


Winter Interest: Minimal

Showy Milkweed

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