Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Asclepias verticillata - Whorled Milkweed


Ohio Native Plant Natural Range 


To view the natural range of the Whorled Milkweed visit the USDSA Natural Resources Conservation Service
website.

Asclepias verticillata
Asclepias verticillata

Wildlife Significance

Host plant -
Monarch Butterfly caterpillars


Nectar - Butterflies and Monarch Butterflies
 
Attracts - Native bees, bumble bees and honey bees

Deer - Are not fond of this plant - milkweed are poisonous if eaten

Detailed Information - Visit Illinois Wildflower website

Asclepias verticillata
young Whorled Milkweed plant
Young Whorled Milkweed Plant

Cultivation Information



Height
- 6 to 24 inches
Flower Color
- White

Blooms - July - October
Sun - Full - part shade
Soil - Dry

Hardy Zone -


Family - Asclepiadaceae


Understanding Milkweed Plants

Milkweed a Conservation Practitioner Guide -
By - Brianna Borders & Eric Lee-Mäder


A Guide to the Milkweeds of Ohio - Natural Treasures oh Ohio - Blog
Seed Provenance - Prairie Moon Nursery - Winona, MN 2013 - 2014 - Roger Dahlin, Baldwinsville, NY 2014