Whorled Milkweed (asclepias verticillata)

Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)

  • Grows 1 to 2 feet tall
  • Part to full sun
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Blooms July, August
  • Larval host plant for the monarch butterfly
  • Prefers poor well-drained soil or gravel
  • Attractive to many pollinators
  • Delicate interesting milkweed
  • Loves open areas
  • Doesn't tolerate tall competition
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