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Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

Zone: 3 to 9

Height: 1.00 to 3.00 feet

Spread: 1.00 to 1.50 feet

Bloom Time: May to June

Bloom Description: Purplish rose

Sun: Full sun

Water: Dry to medium

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Naturalize

Flower: Showy

Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Tolerate: Deer, Drought

 

Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Drought tolerant. Does well in poor, dryish, gravelly soils. Easily grown from seed, and may self-seed in the landscape if seed pods are not removed prior to splitting open. Once established, it is best to leave plants undisturbed because they develop deep taproots which make transplanting difficult.

$6.00Price

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