NAME: Whorled Milkweed
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Horsetail Milkweed / Eastern White Milkweed / Butterfly Weed / Butterfly Milkweed
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Asclepias Verticillata
PLANT SEEDS: Fall / Cold stratify 2-3 months
PLANT HEIGHT: 24 - 36"
PLANT SPACING: 24 - 36"
BLOOM TIME: Summer
HARDINESS ZONE: 3 - 9
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average - Dry
QUANTITY: 20 Seeds
OTHER: In addition to being beautiful, Milkweed is a very important plant because it is a host for the beloved MONARCH butterfly. Monarch larva feed exclusively on Milkweeds. That means if there is no Milkweed, there would be no Monarchs :( It is also an important nectar plant for bees & other insects. The common name Milkweed was given to this plant because of its milky juice. The scientific name comes from Asclepius, the Greek god of healing, because of the many folk-medicinal uses for the milkweed plants. The dried seed pods are also very interesting for dried arrangements.
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Aug 17, 2020
Can't wait to plant these Spring 2021!
Aug 3, 2020
Here quickly and I cannot wait to plant these along my steep pond bank! Thank you!
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