Common Milkweed – Asclepias syriaca

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Common Milkweed provides necessary protection and habitat to butterflies. As a perennial forb, this milkweed grows well in sandy, clay, or rocky soils along waterways in a number of environments. Common Milkweed grows flowers ranging from a rose pink to purple color.

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Common milkweed

Product Guide

Plant Information

Common Name: Common Milkweed

Scientific Name: Asclepias syriaca

Light Requirements: Full, Partial

Bloom Period: May – August

Bloom Color: Pink

Mature Height: 3′

Soil Moisture: Medium to Dry

Seeding Rate: 15-20 lbs/acre

Planting Instructions: Site preparation is vital for allowing your seed to make clean contact with the soil, allowing for successful and uniform germination. Start with a clean, firm, weed-free seedbed to allow for uniform seed placement and an increased chance for faster establishment. 



Multiple Regions

Every acre is different and our goal is to help you know what works best in your area. This 'Growing Regions' section showcases where this species works best. If you have any questions on product placement, feel free to contact our experts and we will help!

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