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Milkweed - #1

$20.99

Asclepias verticillata

Whorled milkweed grows almost anywhere and attracts pollinators in droves! In fact, it is one of the most widely distributed milkweed species in the United States. Bright white to light green flowers bloom in mid- to late summer, providing nectar for bees, hummingbirds and a wide variety of butterflies. It is a host plant for monarch butterflies whose caterpillars can only eat plants in the milkweed family. Great for butterfly gardens, meadows and naturalized areas, as it will spread. Looks terrific planted with native grasses, coneflower and black-eyed Susan’s.

Plant Details

Zone: 4-9

Mature Size: 12-36in High x 1-2in Wide

Container: #1

Growing Tips

Easy to grow in full sun and with dry, well-drained soil. It will grow in richer, moist soils and spreads quickly.

Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Availability and quality confirmed as of Saturday, December 15 2018

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

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