Asclepias verticillata (Whorled Milkweed)
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Asclepias verticillata

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.

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
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Characteristics & Attributes for Asclepias verticillata

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Spreading

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie

Bloom Time

June
July
August
September

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