Fourleaf Milkweed (Asclepias quadrifolia) 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
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
White
Other: Lilac
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds
Start indoors
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Various insects

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