Exposure
Sun
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Bees
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Picture courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Asclepias syriaca

Common Milkweed

This milkweed has large round clusters of small pink flowers and bright green upright foliage.

Height:

24-48 in

Spacing:

12

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

Pink/Lavender

Asclepias (as-klee'-pi-as)

Family: Asclepidaceae · Common Name: Butterfly Weed, Milkweed

Clusters of vibrant flowers attract butterflies in profusion, July to August. Excellent for the butterfly garden, perennial border or as cut flowers. Attractive seedpods for crafts, arrangements.

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