White Vine Milkweed, White Twinevine - Sarcostemma clausum - Native Butterfly Host Plant
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White Vine Milkweed, White Twinevine Milkweed
Sarcostemma clausum, Funastrum clausum
Plant Type: Perennial vine
Plant Height: 6-10 ft.
Light Requirements: Part shade to full sun
Water/Soil Requirements: Grows best in well-drained soil, water regularly
Propagation: Seeds or cuttings
Host Plant: Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Queen (Danaus gilippus), and Soldier (Danaus eresimus) Butterfly
Nectar Plant: Butterflies and other pollinators are attracted to fragrant white blooms. Remove spent flowers regularly to encourage repeat blooming.
Starter Plants are not large enough to feed larvae. We recommend allowing the plant to mature before feeding to larvae due to its small leaves.
Plant White Vine Milkweed in your yard to watch butterflies visit and nectar from this attractive native plant!
White Vine Milkweed (Sarcostemma clausum) is a host plant for the Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Queen (Danaus gilippus), and Soldier (Danaus eresimus) butterfly. White Vine Milkweed is a native North American Milkweed growing in southern Florida and Texas. It is an aggressive rambler, and has white flowers.