Showy Milkweed

Asclepias speciosa
Attracts Monarch Butterflies

Showy Milkweed - Showy Milkweed  - Showy Milkweed

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Bulk lb $160.00
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Ounce $16.00
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Height Range: 24 - 48 inches
Seeding Rate: 3 oz. / 1,000 sq ft
Seeds Per Pound: 85000
Colors: Pink
Growing Season: March - June

Showy Milkweed has 10-25 point star shaped pink flowers on top of a milky, sap filled stem. The leaves are alternate and oval shaped, 6-8 inches long. Its seed pods are 3-5 inches long and are covered by short white hairs. This plant likes all soils in sunny areas and can be aggressive. Known for attracting Monarch butterflies, this Milkweed makes a unique addition to any wildflower planting. This perennial blooms late spring through summer.