1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

common milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Common milkweed produces dusty pink flower clusters in mid-summer atop large, glossy leaves that resemble a rubber tree plant. Flowers are followed by large, decorative seed pods. Preferred plant of the Monarch butterfly. Grows 3-5′ tall in full sun to partial shade. Drought tolerant.