Showy Milkweed : Asclepias speciosa

$10.50
  • Showy Milkweed : Asclepias speciosa
  • Showy Milkweed : Asclepias speciosa
  • Showy Milkweed : Asclepias speciosa
  • Showy Milkweed : Asclepias speciosa

The PREMIER host plant for Monarch butterflies. Oregon Paiute used its dried sap as a chewing gum.

Tolerant of many soil conditions, the showiest of the milkweeds grows best in full sun.

Leaves are comparatively large, oval, and blue-green; flowers are starbursting rose-colored spheres.

Xerces Society - pollinator value species

*Available for local pick-up only