The Native Plant Store is Now Open Here

  • This page will remain accessible as a library page until I have all 200+ species profiles added to the new store software
  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information here to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.

Asclepias hirtella, Tall Green Milkweed

Asclepias hirtella

Tall Green Milkweed

  • Average to moderately dry or moderately wet soils
  • Full Sun, light shade
  • 36” to 48” tall, 18” to 24” wide
  • Summer blooming 
  • Ontario Native Species, Beginner friendly, thrives in Meadow, Open woodland and Dry meadow ecosystems. 

New to me, grown from seeds from Prairie Moon Nursery https://www.prairiemoon.com/asclepias-hirtella-tall-green-milkweed-prairie-moon-nursery.html 

A tall, narrow Milkweed that is not inclined to spread. Well suited to garden settings and meadows.

Please check out the Prairie Moon listing at the link above for more details.

Photos by Eric Hunt, Joshua Mayer and Joshua Mayer  via Wikimedia Commons


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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality
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