Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed)

Pink-white star-shaped flowers bloom in globular form on seed pods. Light green foliage of thick broad oblong leaves grow on the stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-late summer
4-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native