Northeast Pollinator Plants
Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed)
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Common Name: Common Milkweed
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Larval Host
Use: Naturalizing, Monarch Garden
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: Mid-June to Late July
Flower Color: Mauve Pink
Height: 3' - 8'
Notes: Common Milkweed is very important as a host plant for our beloved Monarch butterfly. Plant this in an area where you can let it grow wild and reseed.
Native all US but the West Coast: USDA Native Plants Map