ASCLEPIAS latifolia Broadleaf Milkweed

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Asclepias latifolia is a fascinating Milkweed. The yellow to green flowers of Broadleaf Milkweed invite Monarch butterfliesand other insects. It can even grow in nutritionally poorly soil. It is found in dry plains and prairies. It has large oval leaves and flowers get hidden by them. The latex found in...
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Asclepias latifolia is a fascinating Milkweed. The yellow to green flowers of Broadleaf Milkweed invite Monarch butterfliesand other insects. It can even grow in nutritionally poorly soil. It is found in dry plains and prairies. It has large oval leaves and flowers get hidden by them. The latex found in the stems of these plants can be utilized for making rubber. These plants are best for dryland plantings.
Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 1,719 41
1OZ 3,438 81
1/4LB 13,750 325
1/2LB 27,500 650
1LB 55,000 1,300
5LB 275,000 6,500

Scientific name: Asclepias latifolia

Common name: Broadleaf Milkweed

Plant type: Perennial

Family: Asclepiadaceae

Native range: Central and South-Western north America

Full growth height: 0.8 m (2ft 7in)

Width in across: 2-3 inches

Exposure: Full sun

Blooming season: July, August, September, October

Flower: Showy

Pollinators: Bees, insects, Lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies)

Flower color: Yellow, green

Tolerate: Drought

Water requirement: Dry to medium

Soil type: Sandy, clay-ish and infertile soil

Zones: 5 to 9

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