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Asclepias verticillata

Whorled Milkweed is a native perennial in the, you guessed it, the milkweed family! This milkweed has thin, thread like leaves which whorl along the single, unbranched stems. Whorled milkweed is one of the more poisonous of all the milkweeds. It’s indeed a host plant to the Monarch butterfly. Its white flowers attract a wide variety of native bee and butterfly species. Flowers are usually produced on the plant in its second year. In the wild, its often found in rocky woodlands, prairies, meadows and rocky bluffs.

Sun Exposure

Full to Part Sun

Bloom Time

June to Sept

Soil Moisture

Medium to Dry

Plant Height

1-3 Feet

Host plant to

Monarch Butterflies