Asperula Asclepias Plant - Antelope Horns Milkweed
Asperula Asclepias Plant - Antelope Horns Milkweed
Asperula Asclepias Plant - Antelope Horns Milkweed
Asperula Asclepias Plant - Antelope Horns Milkweed
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Asperula Asclepias Plant - Antelope Horns Milkweed

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Full Sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)Moist to Dry24-inches tall x 25-inches wide
Plant Features

Asperula Asclepias produces clumps of upright stems with a sprawling habit and beautiful multi-colored flowers that pollinators cannot get enough of. The long narrow leaves begin to curve as they grow in length, somewhat resembling antelope horns. Asperula must have well-drained soils to thrive. It is native to the western United States. 


Common Names: antelope-horns, spider milkweed, green-flowered milkweed, spider antelope-horns, antelope horns


Asperula Asclepias Plant Care Instructions: Keep the plant well-watered for the first 3-4 weeks after transplanting. After that, only water if the plant starts looking droopy. Deadheading the first flush of flowers promotes additional blooms. If you don't want the plant to self-seed, remove all flowers once they are finished blooming. Plants can be cut back to the ground once they drop their leaves. Spring is a good time to fertilize.

Plant Needs
Preferred Sunlight: Full Sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)
Preferred Soil Moisture: Moist to Dry, Well-drained
Fertilizer Needs: When transplanted and then once every Spring
Tolerates: Sandy soil
Survives Winter in Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Characteristics
Habit: Upright
Mature Plant Size: 24-inches tall x 25-inches wide
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: May, June, July, August
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
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