Asclepias variegata (Redring Milkweed)

Asclepias variegata

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: redring milkweed, white milkweed
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 9
    Type: Forb

Asclepias variegata, or redring milkweed, is native to the eastern and southern United States, growing in open woodlands, along streambanks and on woodland edges. It is a milkweed, and the larvae of the Monarch butterfly will readily eat it. .

In our yard, this grows in the Woodland Area.

Our growing score: 4

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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