Larval Host Plant (butterflies):
Larval Host Plant (moths):
Striped Garden Caterpillar
Swamp Milkweed is showy and easy to grow. Rose-pink blooms with honey-sweet aroma and attractive, tapering foliage. Clumping form, non-aggressive.
In the wild, found in wet meadows and open, low ground. Fantastic nectar plant for butterflies and other pollinators. Deer resistant.
Host plant for Monarch butterfly.
Height: 3′ Blooms: June, July
Siting: Average, moist or wet soil, sun to part sun. Tolerates drier conditions.
Deer Resistance: High