A fragrant rose-purple milkweed with honey-scented blooms. A magnet for pollinators and a host plant for monarch caterpillars. This uncommon species is native to lightly shaded edges and open woods. Deer resistant, non-aggressive.
Host for Monarch caterpillars, nectar source for many butterflies. This is a specialized, niche-adapted milkweed species. It is not easy to grow. If you are looking to feed Monarchs in a garden, consider one of the common, easy-to-grow species such as swamp milkweed or common milkweed.
The plants we are currently offering look like this:
LIMITED QUANTITY, 2 PER CUSTOMER PLEASE.
Height: 3′ Blooms: June
Habitat: Well-drained to moist, part sun to part shade. Tolerates full sun.
***We offer this species in limited quantities.