Plant Details: Common Milkweed
Category Perennials  
Zone: 4 - 9
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Common Milkweed Variety  
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Asclepias syriaca
Description This is a must have Milkweed to have if you are feeding the Monarch caterpillars. This species has much larger leaves and hence more food for the Monarch caterpillars to feed on. A beautiful plant and will re-seed freely if conditions are favorable. If you don't want it to re-seed make sure you that you cut the seed heads before they open.... or you can send them to us and we will propagate more! Mature size is approximately 4' tall x 3' wide. Beautiful pinkish rosy flowers make this a great addition to any pollinator garden, check out this link to DavesGarden for a picture - http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/5421/.
Notes
 
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
Y
 
dry:
Y
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
N
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
Y
 
partial:
Y
  SemiEvergreen:
N
alkaline:
Y
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
N
  Deciduous:
Y
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2015-05-13 16:55:52.0
Container Size
Price
Quart
8.00
Last Update:
2011-09-29 00:59:03.0
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