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


North American Distribution