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Asclepias verticillata - Milkweed

Item Number: 89-231
Spring items available for order Jan. 2019.
Important Product Notes:
Categories: Bulbs - Spring Planted shipped 3-1 to 6-1 17 (Summer Catalogue) - Other Than Bulbs - Perennials - Other Categories - Cutting/Picking - Naturalizes - Meadows - Site Specific Options
Genus: Asclepias
Cultivar: verticillata
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Nickname: Milkweed
Bulbs per sq. foot: 1
Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 See map
Bloomtime: Early Summer, Mid Summer
Color: White
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 13" - 18", 19" - 24", 25" - 30", 31" - 36"
Pests: Pest Proof
Moisture: Dry, Average
Legend
attracts numerous pollinators the plant is one that attracts numerous pollinators
Spring Planted shipped 3-15 to 6-15
Description
Asclepias verticillata is a widely adaptable and tough native that is a deer-resistant food for larval monarch butterflies; fine-textured, dark green foliage with clusters of white flowers that appear in June and July; perennial; winter hardiness zone 4-8; 1'-3'; plug.

We are not perennial growers but we have been using all types of plant material in our gardens with bulbs and have recommended doing so for over 20 years! We have friends who grow plants in the U.S. and have offered them to us for our catalogue. We're sure you'll enjoy them in your garden especially when you see how they extend and expand your blooming season!

Our pollinators are so important to the sustainability of our gardens and food crops for insect and birds and if each of us participates in healthy gardening practices and chooses some of the pollinator attracting plants, we can collectively make a HUGE difference.

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Legend map Map with zones
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