Asclepias sullivantii - Sullivant's Milkweed
Sullivant's Milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii) is a long-lived perennial and is very similar to Common Milkweed. Sullivant's is less aggressive, and has completely smooth hairless leaves that are more succulent-like with a significant upward sweep. One to several stout stems produce large, domed clusters of pink or pinkish-white flowers at the top or on short stalks coming off the stem. It is a true prairie species that can withstand dry weather conditions, and after a few years the taproot will extend very deep which can make it difficult to move.
Soil Moisture: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 3' - 4'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 7
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: June, July, August
Attracts: Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds
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