Asclepias viridis | Green Antelopehorn | Spider Milkweed | 50_Seeds

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Here I am offering seeds from Asclepias viridis, also known as green milkweed, green antelopehorn, and spider milkweed. This low maintanance milkweed grows to about 2 feet tall in almost any soil. This plant likes to live in the full sun and blooms from late Spring into the middle of the Summer. Grow this one in the full sun where it will be a very popular plant with the bees, birds, and butterflies. It is a larval host plant of the Monarch butterfly. Asclepias in general are documented nectar sources for the Monarch, Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper, Dina Yellow, Carus Skipper, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, and Falcate Metalmark butterflies. It is also the nectar source for the Clarks sphinx, and Milkweed Tussock moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 9.