Common Milkweed

  • Common Milkweed

Common Milkweed



Common Milkweed (Asclepias Syriaca)


Common milkweed is probably the most most recognizable milkweeds. This milkweed attracts bees, swallowtails, monarchs, and more…

Plant Characterstics

Height: 36 to 60 inches

Growth habit: erect stems

Bloom color: balls of pink fragrant blooms

Bloom period: Mid to late summer

Sun requirement: full sun to partial shade

Seeds per pound: 67,000

Planting Rate: 12 oz/1000 sq ft or 8 lbs/acre

Planting Depth: 1/16 inch

Planting season: Fall