Poke Milkweed – Asclepias exaltata

A US native milkweed, Poke Milkweed is found growing in the eastern states. (This is NOT the poke of ‘poke salad’.)

Poke Milkweed Asclepias exaltata Monarch host plant

Poke Milkweed
Asclepias exaltata
Monarch host plant

Asclepias exaltata blooms Poke Milkweed Monarch host plant

Asclepias exaltata blooms
Poke Milkweed
Monarch butterfly host plant

Asclepias exaltata plant Poke Milkweed Monarch butterfly host plant

Asclepias exaltata plant
Poke Milkweed
Monarch butterfly host plant

Height: Up to 6′

Light: Full sun to very light shade

Flowers: Light lavender to white

Zones: 3-7

Propagation: Seed

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