Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Short Green Milkweed, Green Comet Milkweed

Short Green Milkweed, Green Comet Milkweed

Asclepias viridiflora

Full to part sun, moderately dry to dry moisture level, sandy soil, prefers alkaline pH. 1-2.5 ft. height, blooms in July, green flowers.

Germination Code:  C(30)

Native Region:  Scattered statewide

Attracts butterflies and bees. Larval food for Monarch butterflies.

flower;sun;dry;sand flower;sun/shade;dry;sand

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