|Asclepias viridis, Spider Milkweed, prefers dry mesic/dry|
Keep scrolling to see the cute Milkweed Tussock Moth in the last photo. Can you imagine a child discovering this when they go outside?!
Is there milkweed planted in your garden?
|Asclepias tuberosa, Butterfly Milkweed with Monarch caterpillar, drier well-drained soil|
|Asclepias syriaca, Common Milkweed, aggressive and may not be suitable for smaller plantings|
|Asclepias purpurascens, Purple Milkweed, moist but well-drained|
|Asclepias speciosa, Showy Milkweed, more agressive|
|Asclepias verticillata, Whorled Milkweed, Blooms July through September later than other milkweeds.|
|Asclepias sullivantii, Prairie Milkweed, wet to average soils,|
Similar to Common Milkweed but not aggressive!
|Asclepias incarnata, Swamp Milkweed, average soils|
|Ohh la la. Milkweed Tussock Moth.|