Liberty Landscape Supply

Giant Milkweed

Mature Height

15 feet

Mature Width

15 feet

Sunlight

Full sun to part shade

Flower Color

n/a

Foliage Color

silvery green

$29.99

Growing Zones

Description

Calotropis gigantea

This large monarch host plant is a must-have for any butterfly garden!


Water Requirements: Moderate, regular watering. Drought tolerant once established. Avoid overwatering and soggy soil.

Soil: Sandy, well-draining soil.

Growth Rate: Moderate

Temperature: Thrives in hot weather, but will quickly rebound from freezes.

Pruning: Requires regular pruning to keep it from being unsightly.

Toxicity: All parts are highly toxic to people and pets. Wear gloves when handling to avoid contact with irritant sap.

Features: Hardy larval host plant for Monarch butterflies!

Tips: Due to its larger size, consider adding Giant Milkweed to the back of a butterfly garden.

Unit

Salt Tolerance

Cold Tolerance

Growth Rate

Sunlight

Mature Height

Mature Width

Foliage Color

Native

Giant Milkweed

Mature Height

15 feet

Mature Width

15 feet

Sunlight

Full sun to part shade

Foliage Color

silvery green

$29.99

Growing Zones