Asclepias syriaca
Common Milkweed

A decorative species with a fragrance resembling a lilac; spreads from underground roots; provides essential food for monarch butterfly caterpillars and other beneficial insects.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASCSYR02
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: 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
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL


Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 70,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $163.20/lb

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