Mead's Milkweed (Asclepias meadii) in the Milkweeds Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Endangered

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