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Botanical Name: Asclepias syriaca
Common Name: Common Milkweed
Height: 3-5' Spread: varies as plant suckers Habit/Form: upright, suckering Zone: 3-9
Cultural Requirements: Full sun in a moist, well drained site. Tolerates dy soils.
Ornamental characterisitics: Clusters of pink or lavender flowers followed by seed pods.
Butterfly Caterpillar/larval Host: Monarch
Nectar Source/Butterflies Attracted: Monarch, Coral Hairstreak, Striped Hairstreak, Edward's Hairstreak, Banded Hairstreak, Acadian Hairstreak, Eastern Tailed-Blue, Black Swallowtail, Tiger Swallowtail, Spicebush Swallowtail, Checkered White, American Copper, Great Spangled Fritillary, Pearl Crescent, Silver-Spotted Skipper
- Swamp Milkweed 100%
Botanical Name: Asclepias incarnata Common Name: Swamp Milkweed Updated 2/2012 flower seeds Height: 2-5' Spread: 2-3' Habit/Form: Upright Zone: 3-9 Cultural Requirements: Full sun...
- Plants that Attract Butterflies 99%
Plants that Attract Butterflies A butterfly garden is simply a flower garden that is designed to include nectar-rich flowers that butterflies love to visit. The ideal garden is one that supports both the adults and larvae, by offering a wide...
- Buttonbush 96%
Botanical Name: Cephalanthus occidentalis* Common Name: Buttonbush Updated 2/2012 Click image to enlarge form leaf fruit trunk Height: 6-12' Spread: 12-18' Habit/Form: Upright...
- Tulip-tree 96%
Botanical name: Liriodendron tulipiferaCommon Name: Tulip-tree Updated 10/2012 Click on an image to enlarge form flowers fall color Height: 70-90' Spread: 25-30' Habit/Form: Rounded to oval Growth rate:...
- Summersweet Clethra 93%
Botanical Name: Clethra alnifolia Common Name: Summersweet Clethra Updated 3/2012 form flower Fall leaves Click on image to enlarge.Height: 6-8' Spread: 4-6' Habit/Form: Oval to...
- River Birch 93%
Botanical Name: Betula nigraCommon Name: River Birch* Updated 2/2012 Click on an image to enlarge. Form Winter form Leaf Bark Height: 40-70' Spread: 40-60' Habit/Form:...