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Green Milkweed - Asclepias virdiflora

Green Milkweed - Asclepias virdiflora

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Note: Currently small as these have been grown from seed

Asclepias viridiflora, commonly known as Green Milkweed, is a captivating native perennial with its unique greenish-yellow flowers and slender, lance-shaped leaves. It is state listed as endangered.

Native to prairies, meadows, and open woodlands of central and southeastern United States, Green Comet Milkweed thrives in well-drained soils and full sun to partial shade. It is drought-tolerant once established and attracts a variety of pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects. A vital host plant for monarch, queen and soldier butterflies, providing essential food and habitat for their larvae. The nectar-rich flowers also attract a wide range of pollinators, supporting local biodiversity and ecosystem health.

Growing Requirements:

- Adapts to a variety of soil types as long as they’re well draining

- It benefits from occasional watering during dry periods and requires minimal maintenance once established.

- Deep tap root, may be difficult to transplant

Caution: While Green Milkweed is an important native plant, it contains toxic compounds that can be harmful if ingested. It is not recommended for consumption by humans or animals.

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