Spreading Dogwood

 

Spreading Dogbane-Apocynum androsaemifolium
Spreading Dogbane is a perennial growing to 0.6m by 1m . It is hardy to zone 4. It is in flower in July. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs). We rate it 2 out of 5 for usefulness.

The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very acid soil. It can grow in full shade (deep woodland) semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It requires dry or moist soil.