Showy Milkweed (Asclepias Speciosa) - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
Plant Type: Perennial
Plant Height: 2-4 ft.
Light Requirements: Full sun
Water/Soil Requirements: Grows best in well-drained soil
Host Plant: Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Queen (Danaus gilippus), and Soldier (Danaus eresimus) Butterfly
Nectar Plant: Butterflies and other pollinators are attracted to light pink blooms. Remove spent flowers regularly to encourage repeat blooming.
Starter Plants are not large enough to feed larvae. One 4" potted plant will feed 1 larvae.
Plant Showy Milkweed in your yard to watch butterflies visit and nectar from this attractive native plant!