Redring milkweed

plant profile

Redring Milkweed (Asclepias variegata) is also referred to as White Milkweed. Redring Milkweed has small, white flowers dotted with purple in the center and they form a large round, showy cluster. This perennial plant thrives in dry to moist, loamy to rocky open woodlands and edges of woodlands as well as sunny glades.


Plant Type: Perennial

Mature Size: 1 – 4 feet

Roots: Taproot

Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Time: May – July

Soil Type: Loam, Rocky, and Sand

Soil Texture: Well Drained

Water Needs: Low to Average

Maintenance: Low