ASCLEPIAS speciosa (Showy Milkweed)

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Showy Milkweed will produce beautiful clusters of pale pink flowers, eye-catching furry pale pink to pinkish-purple flowers are arranged in thick umbels, Categorized as a perennial flowering plant in USDA Zone: 3-9
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Showy Milkweed will produce beautiful clusters of pale pink flowers, eye-catching furry pale pink to pinkish-purple flowers are arranged in thick umbels, Categorized as a perennial flowering plant in USDA Zone: 3-9

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 2,656 125
1OZ 5,313 250
1/4LB 21,250 1,000
1/2LB 42,500 2,000
1LB 85,000 4,000
5LB 425,000 20,000

Scientific name: Asclepias speciosa

Common name: Showy Milkweed

Plant type: Herbaceous perennial

Family: Asclepiadaceae

Native range: Western North America

Full growth height: 2 to 6 feet

Width in across: 1 to 1.5 feet 

Exposure: Full sun

Blooming season: May to June

Flower: Showy

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

Flower color: Purplish rose

Tolerate: Deer, drought

Water requirement: Dry to medium

Soil type: Clay, loam, sandy

Zones: 3 to 9

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