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16245 South Hwy. 71
Belton, MO 64012
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Asclepias verticillata
Asclepias verticillata
Common Name: Whorled Milkweed
Bring Monarch Butterflies to your garden with this pretty, sweet-scented milkweed. Tough, adaptable and deer resistant, this milkweed is easy-to-grow and tolerates clayey, sandy or rocky soil. It will thrive in average to moist garden soil as well as dry soil. It has attractive, dark green, finely textured, threadlike foliage topped by many clusters of pretty, greenish-white blooms. Bloom time starts in midsummer and continues thru fall with plenty of clusters produced on side branches.
Height: 12-24 Inches
Spread: -12 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-10