Asclepias syriaca, PA Ecotype
Common Milkweed, PA Ecotype
A decorative species with a fragrance resembling that of a lilac; provides essential food for monarch butterfly caterpillars and other beneficial insects.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ASCSYR01
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A flowering species that spreads from underground roots; large leaves.
Habitat: Fields, roadsides, open ground.
Bloom Period: June to August
Flower Color: Pale purple to purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Pollinator Value: Very High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL
Approximate seeds per lb: 70,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy