Maryland's native species of Asclepias

Asked July 28, 2016, 2:05 AM EDT

Which particular species of Asclepias are appropriate to plant here to feed and provide breeding grounds for monarch butterflies? There are over 150 species and apparently planting the wrong ones for the area can cause the butterflies more harm than good.

Montgomery County Maryland beneficial insects monarch butterflies

1 Response

Asclepias incarnata, A. syriaca, A. tuberosa are all natives that we recommend. vw