Asperula Asclepias
Asperula Asclepias
Asperula Asclepias
Asperula Asclepias
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Asperula Asclepias

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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 Characteristics
Mature Height: 12-18 inches
Mature Spread: 12-18 inches
Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
Habit: Upright
Foliage Color: Green
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Features: Heat tolerant
Garden Styles: Butterfly Garden, Prairie Garden, Pollinator Garden
Plant Used for: Educational Value, Water Conservation
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly: No
Plant Type: Open-Pollinated
Plant Needs
Sunlight: 6+ Hours
Overwinter Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Soil Moisture: Moist to Dry
Soil Properties: Well-drained
Tolerates: Sandy soil
Fertilizer: When transplanted and then once every Spring
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