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Purple Milkweed - Asclepias Purpurascens

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Photos courtesy of: Chris Evans, University of Illinois, Bugwood.org

Plant Description Coming Soon

  • Hardiness: 4-9
  • Native Northeast Region: ME,NH,MA,RI,CT,NY,NJ,DE,MD,PA
  • Sun Exposure: Full To Partial Sun
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: July, August
  • Soil Type: Medium Dry To Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 3'H, 1-3'W
  • Plant Spacing: 2'
  • Host Plant: Monarch and Queen Butterfly
  • Attracts: Butterflies, Bees
  • Advantages: Deer resistant, drought and rocky soil tolerant, not an aggressive spreader, fragrant blooms
  • Landscape Uses: Butterfly gardens, meadows
  • Companion Plants: Native bergamot, Little Bluestem, Dense Blazing Star