Asclepias syriaca / Common Milkweed


A superb pollinator plant and delicious perennial vegetable with edible parts through most of the growing season. Unruly in the flowerbed, but ideal for permaculture and naturalizing. Deer resistant. Read more at on our blog.

Host plant for Monarch butterfly.

Height: 3′-5′ Blooms: June – July

Habitat: Average soil, sun to part shade

Asclepias exaltata, A. syriaca, and A. tuberosa are available from approximately mid-May onward, after their foliage emerges.


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