Plant Description

An exotic yellow-flowered variety of tropical milkweed from South America. Large clusters of golden-yellow flowers are displayed against yellow-green foliage. Asclepias flowers are nectar-rich and the leaves are an important food source for Monarch caterpillars. This easy care plant mixes beautifully with other tall perennials. Herbaceous.

Make sure to locate the Silky Gold Milkweed is located in a spot that receives full sun. Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat. This milkweed is fast growing to 3 – 4 ft. tall, and 2 – 3 ft. wide.

The key features most appreciated by gardeners are; Easy-Care Perennial, It blooms throughout the Summer months. It works well as a border plant or in a container. It adds great depth and color to any Urban Garden, Wildlife Garden, or Woodland Garden.