Spider Milkweed (Asclepias Viridis)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

Earliest spring blooming milkweed with large yellow and green flowers and purple centers. High value butterfly nectar source. Host plant for monarch caterpillar.
Culture: Prefers dry soil and full sun.
Use: Naturalized prairie plantings, native gardens, wildflower meadows.
Native Environment: Prairie / Glade
Height: 18 to 24 inches
Spread: 24 to inches
Color: Green / Purple
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Season of Interest: May to July
Soil Moisture: Dry / Moderate
Wildlife Benefit: Butterfuly / Moth Host / Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Nature Attracting: Butterfly / Hummingbird / Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Special Usage: Fragrant / Monarch Host Plant

Tolerate: Deer, Drought