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Asclepias verticillata - Whorled Milkweed

Sun Exposure: Sun - Part Sun

Soil Moisture: Medium, Medium-Dry, Dry

Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Loam-Clay, Gravelly 

Height: 1-2 feet

Spread: 2-3 feet

Blooms: July, August, September

Root: Fibrous, Long-rhizomatous

Habitat: Prairies, Savannas, Limestone glades, Meadows

Landscape uses: Pollinator gardens, Natural gardens, Drought tolerant, Deer resistant

Wildlife Value: The nectar of the flowers attracts many kinds of insects, including long-tongued bees, short-tongued bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers and beetles. Host Plant: Monarch Butterfly

Seed Origin: Winona, MN (Prairie Moon seed supplier)

Germination Code: C(30)

Asclepias verticillata - Whorled Milkweed