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Milkweed Common


Pompoms of pale pink starbursts branch from a single elegant stem. A vital host plant for the monarch butterfly and an important nectar source for beneficial pollinators. Edible if cooked correctly. Used for twine and medical in folklore.

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Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, All Zones (Grow as an Annual)
Growth Cycle:Perennial
Water Needs:Low, Low/Moderate, Moderate
Light:Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height:g: Up to 3 Feet
Soil Type:All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Special Features:Butterflies and Pollinators, Medicinal Value
Growing Instructions:Sow in fall 1/8”deep into finely raked soil and barely cover. Sow in spring after 30 days cold stratification. Keep moist until germination about 7-14 days at 70-75F. Drought tolerant.