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Sullivant's Milkweed

Plant Type: Herbaceous
Habitat: Prairie
Light Requirements: sun, part sun
Soil Moisture: mesic, dry
Soil Type: All
Height: 2 - 4 ft
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Colour: pink and white
Comments: Larval plant for monarch. Good nectar plant. Rare in Ontario. Similar to common milkweed, but does not spread as aggressively.
Germination: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F. Seed requires light to germinate
Seed Ripens: late summer
Picture Copyright: Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database