Common Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Showy clusters of star shaped, pink flowers in Summer. Is an important plant for monarch butterflies!

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: 3' tall by 1' wide, perennial, self-seeding

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Well-draining, tolerates poor, gravelly soils

Origin: Native to temporate regions of North America

Common Milkweed