Asclepias Plant Care:
Low maintenance. Can be slow to establish but is long-lived once it takes hold. Late to emerge in the spring. If desired, divide and cut back in spring when new growth starts, being careful of long taproot. Be aware that Asclepias is slow to recover once moved or divided. Remove spent flowers to encourage rebloom and prevent self sowing. Allow some spent flowers from 2nd bloom to remain on plant to form ornamental fruit for late season interest.