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Aquatic milkweed (Asclepias perennis)
Aquatic Milkweed (Asclepias perennis)
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A white-flowered milkweed with a long flowering period. Can grow in medium shade.
Uses: Rain garden, host plant, butterflies, bees
Bloom time: June through September
Height: 18 to 24 inches
Space: 12 to 18 inches
Light: Sun to medium shade
Moisture: Moist to wet
Would this plant do well in a small man made pond? Is it a true water plant or more like Marsh Milkweed, where it needs to dry out?
We've grown it successfully in a shallow man-made pond and in large decorative containers that do not drain. You'll need to keep the crown of the plant at or above the water surface--the roots can be consistently wet, but the plant itself won't do well if it is completely submerged for long periods.
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June - July
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