***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: purpurascens (pur-pur-ESS-kenz)
Cultivar: Purple Milkweed
USDA Zone 5a to 9b
Sun to Partial Sun
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5
Purple Milkweed: a.purpurascens Price and Pot Size???
Price and Pot size will not be known until the plant becomes available from the grower.
If Availabile it will be in June/July
Do to the uncertainty of the availability of this plant we are not taking orders at this time.
If you are interested in this plant please contact us and we will put you on the Wish List for it.
Should the plant become available we will contact you to see if you are still interested in purchasing it from us.
If we find out that it is not going to be available we will contact you also just so you know.