Asclepias verticillata (Whorled Milkweed)
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Asclepias verticillata (NGN)

Whorled Milkweed

Sometimes called Horsetail Milkweed, this plant has narrow, sessile-whorled leaves and small creamy white flowers the length of the unbranched stems. Handsome and tough. Food for Monarchs.
Height: 18-24 in
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: June,July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22489.38 38 Flat 131
22489.PT 10 Flat 19
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Plant Habit
Mound
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Flower Color
White
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
3" to 6"
Flower Type
Umbel
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Fine
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Size
1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
Fast

Possible Substitution Plants

Penstemon pallidus
Anemone cylindrica
Symphyotrichum ericoides
Dalea candida
Baptisia leucophaea (bracteata var. leucophaea)