Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa 'Davis') in the Milkweeds Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 2-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: silvery, downy-soft foliage
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Various insects


Discussion Threads about this plant
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Looking for asclepias speciosa 'davis' by Overgrown_suncity Apr 1, 2017 4:47 PM 0
Milkweeds by kuri77 Nov 14, 2014 10:26 AM 8

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