Asclepias sullivantii


Common Name: Sullivant's milkweed
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:2 to 4 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:moist to dry,well-drained
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Dry
Seed Ripens:late summer
Flower Colour:pink and white
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Larval plant for monarch. Good nectar plant. Rare in Ontario.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed requires light to germinate.
Picture Copyright: Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database