Asclepias syriaca

Common Name: Common Milkweed
Soil: Dry  Dry-Mesic  Mesic  Wet-Mesic  
Height: 2 ft - 5 ft
Blooming: Jun Jul Aug

This is the most common Milkweed species; hence the name. A favorite egg-laying species for Monarch butterflies. Spreads by rhizomes and can be aggressive. The light pink flowers are attractive and visited by many pollinator species.

No photos are currently available for Asclepias syriaca. Although we strive to post our own photos of every species offered, we are still missing a few. We suggest either googling for images of this specis or please visit the USDA PLANTS Database for photos/drawings and further information.