Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed


Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed


Foliage
Bloom
Seed Pod Opening



This Milkweed of poor, dry soils spreads rather rapidly by rhizomes. Pink flowers in drooping clusters



Size: 3-5'
Wetland Indicator Status: NI
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Period: June to August
Light Requirements: Sun
Pollinator Attributes: A Favorite of Honey Bees and A Favorite of Butterflies Especially Monarchs


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