Common Milkweed – Asclepias syriaca
$75.00 – $625.00 bag
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 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.