Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Tall Green Milkweed

Tall Green Milkweed

Asclepias hirtella

Full to part sun, moderately wet to dry moisture level, prefers sandy soil.  4 ft. height, blooms in summer, greenish white flowers.

Germination Code:  C(30)

Native region:  Isolated counties in Middle and East Tennessee

Designated a “Special Concern” plant in Tennessee.  Attracts butterflies and bees.  Larval food for Monarch butterfly.


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