Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)
Typically found growing in large groupings due to its ability to spread by roots, its white summer flowers are a welcome site in a sea of purples and yellow. A tough plant native to Illinois dry prairies, this plant will grow where many others will not.
- Acronym: ASCVER
- Life-Cycle: Perennial
- Bloom Color: White
- Bloom Time: July - September
- Typical Height: 24"
- Light Preference: Full Sun - Part Shade
- Soil Preference: Dry-Mesic
- Root Structure: Fiberous with Long Rhizomes
- Stratification: Cold & Moist for 30 Days
- Seeds per Ounce: 11,000*
- Seeds per Packet: 100*
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*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.