310 Commerical Street

Rockport, ME 04856


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Common Milkweed

Common Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Stout, upright stems with thick oblong leaves and umbels of fragrant, dusty pink blooms. Seed pods are covered in soft hair and spikes. Leaves are food for the Monarch caterpillar and blooms are a source of nectar for many butterflies.

Drought resistant and long lived with quite a taproot…try not to move it. Late to emerge in spring and needs good drainage.

One of our New England Meadows, a selected list made up of perennials that are indigenous to the New England area and which grow well in meadow situations. This list includes both open pollinated and horticultural selections.

Native to the United States.

Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches

NOTE:  We do not ship plants.
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