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Asclepias verticillata, also known as Whorled Milkweed, is a versatile and beautiful addition to any garden.

 

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:

This native perennial thrives in well-drained, sandy or loamy soil and is tolerant of drought once established.

 

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS:

It prefers full sun to partial shade, making it a great choice for a variety of garden settings.

 

SIZE:

This plant typically grows to a height of 1-2 feet and spreads to about 1-2 feet, making it a great option for borders, rock gardens, or wildlife gardens.

 

BLOOM TIME/COLOR:

In the summer, Asclepias verticillata produces clusters of small, white flowers that are a favorite of pollinators such as butterflies and bees.

 

COMPANION PLANTS:

The attractive foliage and delicate blooms make it an excellent companion plant for other low prairie wildflowers and ornamental grasses like Bouteloua gracilis.

 

LARVAL HOST:

Asclepias verticillata is a larval host plant for monarch butterflies, making it an essential addition to any butterfly or wildlife garden. Its low maintenance requirements and important role in supporting pollinators make it a must-have for any garden or landscape. Add Asclepias verticillata to your garden and enjoy the beauty and ecological benefits it brings.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asclepias verticillata (Whorled Milkweed)

$15.00Price
May 1st
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