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Product Description

Prairie Milkweed ( Asclepias sullivantii) Becoming rarer (especially north of Iowa) in moist to wet prairies throughout most of the Tallgrass region, Prairie Milkweed can reach heights up to 3 1/2 feet. Similar to and often confused with the more common "Common Milkweed", the flowers are a deep reddish-pink and occur in clusters of up to 40 near the top of the plant. Blooms from June through mid-August.Asclepias, from the Greek God of healing and medicine.

Asclepiadaceae Family - Milkweed, Prairie Milkweed

Sun Exposure               Prairie
Soil Moisture Mesic, Wet Mesic
Bloom Time Spring, Summer
June, July, August
Bloom Color Pink, White
Max Height 3 feet
Wetland Code UPL
Germ Code C(30)
Seeds Per Packet 55
Seeds Per Ounce  4500


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  1. Generally good shape 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Sep 2014

    The plants were slightly yellowed, but otherwise they seem to be in suitable shape for plugs.