Asclepias viridis (Green Milkweed)

$ 14.98
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Size: 1 gal

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Green milkweed is a native perennial that blooms on and off spring through summer. It is a must-have in any pollinator garden that is sunny, open and dry.

Green milkweed is a host plant for Monarch butterflies. It also is a good nectar source. It can be found growing is various soils, rich or poor. It requires little water once established and needs full sun.


Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Full sun
Bloom color Green
Bloom time Spring, summer
Mature height 1-2.5 ft
Mature spread 1-2 ft
Attracts Butterflies, bees
Host plant Monarch, Queen butterflies
Deer resistant Yes
Poisonous Yes
Notes Bumble, honey and native bee friendly. Attracts beneficial insects.
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