If you’re a commercial growing operation or native nursery germinating Asclepias humistrata, here are some recommended methods.
Sandhill Milkweed (Asclepias humistrata)
Larval host to the Monarch Butterfly, it is also known as Pinewoods Milkweed
Sandhill Milkweed is adapted to well-drained soils and can tolerate dry conditions, making it well-suited to the sandy environments found in these southeastern states.
Sandhill Milkweed (also known as Pinewoods Milkweed, Sprawling Milkweed, or Pink-Veined Milkweed) is a species of Milkweed plant native to the Southeastern United States. Milkweed species are required by the endangered Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus). Its scientific name is Asclepias humistrata, which is made of the Latin humis, or “sprawling,” and sternere, […]