Liberty Landscape Supply

Milkweed

Mature Height

3 feet

Mature Width

2 feet

Sunlight

Full sun to part shade

Flower Color

pink, yellow, orange

Foliage Color

Green

$5.99

Growing Zones

3 to 9

Description

Asclepsias spp.

This must-have butterfly garden plant is a host plant to monarch butterflies!


Water Requirements: Moderate, regular watering. Milkweed enjoys moisture.

Soil: Tolerant of any soil conditions.

Growth Rate: Slow

Bloom Time: Summer

Pruning: Generally not necessary.

Toxicity: Highly toxic to pets and humans if ingested.

Tips: It is best to avoid using insecticide on milkweed plants because they are host plants for monarch butterflies. It is perfectly normal for the leaves to have a few holes in them… be sure to look for caterpillars!

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Milkweed

Mature Height

3 feet

Mature Width

2 feet

Sunlight

Full sun to part shade

Flower Color

pink, yellow, orange

Foliage Color

Green

$5.99

Growing Zones

3 to 9