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Latin Name: Asclepias verticillata


Blooms: Summer to Autumn, White to Pink

Seeds or Berries Ripen: Autumn

Spreads Best Via: Seeds and Rhizomes

Moisture: Average to Very Dry, Drought Tolerant

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Type: Loam, Sand

Cultural Location: Prairie and Meadows
Height: 30 - 90 cm

Spacing: 30 - 60 cm

Propagation: Seeds and Dividing Root Stalks

Germination Code: C (30)

Wildlife Benefits: Pollinators. Host Plant for the Monarch Butterfly

Deer Resistant: Yes

Transplanting: When established does not tolerate, as a seedling so long as whole taproot is gotten it’s easy


Winter Interest: Minimal

Whorled Milkweed

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