Favorite Food of the Monarch Butterfly Larvae
Purchase Common Milkweed
|Height Range:||36 - 48 inches|
|Seeding Rate:||3 oz. / 1,000 sq ft|
|Seeds Per Pound:||70000|
|Growing Season:||March - June|
This flower has rounded leaves with rosy pink to purple flower clusters atop a stem filled with milky sap. Common Milkweed will grow in any soil type in sunny locations and can be aggressive. It's a favorite food of the Monarch butterfly larvae. This perennial flower blooms late spring through late summer.