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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24 - 60 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Common names
  • Poke Milkweed
  • Tall Milkweed
  • Milkweed

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Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-12
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-06-26
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-13
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-13

Darel Hess (http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu)
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2017-06-28

credit: peganum
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2015-05-30
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2015-05-30

Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2020-07-23
Location: Paris, Tn 38242 zone 7a
Date: 2019-05-26
These are younger ones but I have some, Asclepias Exaltata (Poke
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