Pinewoods or Sandhill Milkweed – Asclepias humistrata

Preferring dry sandy soil, Pinewoods milkweed is quite striking. With pink veined leaves and its sprawling growth habit, its beauty will catch your attention when you see this plant.

Pinewoods milkweed is rarely grown in butterfly gardens.

Locating nurseries that supply plants or seed is difficult.

Rich moist soil is not a friendly habitat for this plant.

Full sun to light shade

Height – 24″

Sandy dry soil

Zones 10 – 8b


Propagation: seed