Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed - Starter Plant

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed - Starter Plant

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Bloom Time: Summer

Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade

USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Name: Common Milkweed

Scientific Name: Asclepias syriaca

Introducing Common Milkweed, a remarkable native plant that graces your garden with its captivating beauty. This perennial thrives in USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9 and delights with its clusters of pinkish-purple blooms during the summer.

The Common Milkweed's adaptability to various sun conditions makes it a versatile choice for any garden. With its tall and sturdy stems, it adds vertical interest to your landscape. Additionally, the plant's nectar-rich flowers attract a variety of pollinators like butterflies, providing an essential food source.

Fun Fact: Monarch butterflies rely on Common Milkweed as their primary larval food source. The plant's foliage becomes the only place where Monarch caterpillars can feed and grow.

This native plant is not only a visual delight but also a valuable resource for wildlife, enhancing the biodiversity of your garden. Its milky sap is toxic to many plant-eating pests, making it a low-maintenance choice. Bring the enchanting Common Milkweed to your outdoor space and enjoy its ecological benefits.

Shop now and transform your garden into a haven for pollinators and Monarch butterflies with Common Milkweed.