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Asclepias syriaca Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca Milkweed

Large plant, rose umbels over thick oblong leaves, long inflated pods. Produces lavender to pink flowers in midsummer. One of the easiest and fastest to establish of the milkweeds and produces rhizomes as well as seeds. Monarchs lay their eggs on this plant. Formerly known as Common Milkweed. Attracts birds, butterflies, pollinators and hummingbirds.

Uses: Pollinating
Full sun
Soil moisture: well-drained soil
Height: 24" - 48" tall
Plant 12" apart
Blooms summer
Growability: easy


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