***Host plant for Monarchs and Nectar plant for other Butterflies***

***Not Invasive***

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee)
Genus: Asclepias (ass-KLE-pee-us)
Species: exaltata (eks-all-TAY-tuh)
Cultivar: Poke Milkweed
Category:
Perennials
Height:
36-72 in. ***Staking maybe necessary ***
Spacing:
24-36 in.
Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a to 9b
Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade (Leaves will grow larger in Part Shade and moist soil )
Bloom Color:
White with a Lavender or Green tint
Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Foliage:
Herbaceous
Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let it dry out between waterings

***Deer Resistant***
Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 7.5
Available:
Late May/June
Pot Size:
3 Quart

Poke Milkweed a. exaltata 3 Quart Pot

$14.50Price
  • Available Late June/July

    ***Staking maybe necessary if grown in Part Shade/Shade do to taller and larger leaved plant ***