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Asclepias syriaca
Asclepias syriaca
Common Name: common milkweed

This native classic is best known as a food of larval monarch butterflies (along with its cousins A. incarnata and A. tuberosa). Robust, yet beautiful with deep pink clusters of fragrant flowers in June and July followed by lovely pods of silky seeds in October.

Height: 2-4 Feet
Spread: 1 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9