Redring Milkweed (Asclepias variegata) in the Milkweeds Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous

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Location: TennesseeDate: 2006-05-29Steven J. Baskauf http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu/
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Location: MississippiDate: 2014-12-14A. variegata is always one of the last milkweeds to produce matur
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Location: Central ArkansasDate: 2013-06-07blooming A variegata in home garden
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Date: 2005-06-05(http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu/) Photo by Steven J. Baskauf
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Location: TennesseeDate: 2006-05-29Steven J. Baskauf http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu/
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Location: Central ArkansasDate: 2013-06-04A variegata blooms in home garden
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Location: TennesseeDate: 2006-02-18Steven J. Baskauf http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu/
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Location: MississippiDate: 2013-05-30
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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White Milkweed in a Container? by Chillybean Feb 16, 2016 10:13 AM 3
Milkweed by PeggyC Jun 1, 2018 5:45 PM 13
Monarch Watch - Be Ware! by clintbrown Nov 10, 2013 1:06 PM 33
Asclepias variegata by clintbrown Oct 27, 2017 10:15 PM 13
What's blooming in 2013? by virginiarose Dec 18, 2015 8:26 PM 1,768

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