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Asclepias purpurascens

Milkweed

Deep rose pink to purple clusters of intricate blooms appear for several weeks in early summer over coarse, medium green foliage. Very fragrant! Decorative seed pods containing seeds with silky white tufts follow.

Prefers sun to light shade and moist well-drained soil.

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Description

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Pricing

96790 4 qt. 1 - $11.49 Ea.

Height:

24-48 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3

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Bloom Color:

Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
May
June
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Fragrant
Long Blooming
Interesting Notes

This is an easy care, non-invasive substitute for common milkweed.

Asclepias purpurascens (Milkweed)