Asclepias purpurascens

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Common Name:  Purple Milkweed

Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, tolerant of a wide range of soils, neutral pH.  3 ft. height, blooms in summer, magenta flowers.

Germination Code: C (30)

Native Region:  Occurs only in Stewart, Williamson, Rutherford, and Hamilton counties

Designated a “Special Concern” plant in Tennessee. Rich red purple colored flowers.  Easy to grow, nice addition to the garden, non-invasive.  Attracts butterflies and bees. Larval food for Monarch butterflies.