New England Wild Flower Society

Asclepias syriaca

common milkweed

Description coming soon

Height: 24-42 in
Spread: 36-60 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Bloom Color: Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Part Shade
Sun
Soil Moisture
Average
Dry
Ecoregion
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Attracts Wildlife
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Bees
Host Plant
Ornamental Interest
Summer Bloom
Landscape Use
Massing
Tolerance
Salt Tolerant
Urban Environment
Drought Tolerant
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance
Edible
Fragrant


North American Distribution