Attracts Monarch Butterflies
Purchase Showy Milkweed
|Height Range:||24 - 48 inches|
|Seeding Rate:||3 oz. / 1,000 sq ft|
|Seeds Per Pound:||85000|
|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. One packet contains 7 grams.