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Asclepias variegata

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Common Name: White Milkweed

Part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, rocky or sandy soil, acidic to neutral pH.  1-4 ft. height, blooms in summer, white flowers.

Germination Code:   ?

Native Region: Statewide

Striking clusters of white flowers giving a snowball effect.  Attracts butterflies and bees.  Larval food for Monarch butterflies.

White Milkweed - Asclepias variegata
Photo Courtesy John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
White Milkweed - Asclepias variegata 2
Photo Courtesy John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/