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Purple Milkweed

Asclepias purpurascens
SKU: HC013950
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
No longer available this season.
Purple Milkweed (Asclepias purpurascens) is a rare species of milkweed found in the Midwest and grown for its showy purple flowers. Spreading via rhizomes, it's best planted in unused areas and side yards where it can spread happily. Only one per customer, please.
key features
Botanical Name
Asclepias purpurascens
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Erosion Control
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Water Tolerance
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Mature Spread
12-36" wide
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer
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