Plants By Type
Milkweed – Asclepias Syriaca
Milkweed will grow in very poor soil conditions.
Milkweed will grow in very poor soil conditions. Milkweed is a very common wildflower. This wildflower will add a natural beauty to a natural area. It can grow to become 3 feet tall. This plant does will in full sunlight and also in well-drained soils. It can adapt easily to lots of soil types. The plant is great to attract Monarch Butterflies. They will love the blooms that this plant will provide. This plant will also attract leaf beetles and milkweed bugs that will love to feast on these plants. This plant supplies beautiful purple flowers that appear in clusters at the end of the long stems. They have several blooms to create one large cluster of flowers. The blooms are made up of tiny purple flowers. They are great to bring a lot of life to a natural area or garden as they grow and bloom. These plants are very easy to grow and care for and are popular among gardeners and homeowners that want to create a very natural look. These plants usually bloom during the spring and summer months each year and then go dormant but grow back the following year and produce the beautiful blooms. They are also great because they reseed as the winds blow and carry the seeds to other locations. They do wonderfully when planted in climate zones three through nine and are also known as Asclepias Syriaca by the botanical name. This is a great choice for all homeowners or landscapers that are looking to provide a gorgeous look in their gardens.