Marsh Milkweed


  • Bloom Time: June – Aug
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Height: 36 – 60 inches
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium to wet

Caterpillar food for:
monarch (Danaus plexippus)

Butterfly food for:
checkered white (Pontia protodice), monarch (Danaus plexippus), edward’s hairstreak (Satyrium edwardsii), banded hairstreak (Satyrium calanus), acadian hairstreak (Satyrium acadica), gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus), eastern tailed-blue (Cupido comyntas), great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele)

Attracts these pollinators:
bumble bees (Bombus spp.), metallic green sweat bees (Augochloropsis spp.), leafcutter bees (Megachile spp.), yellow-faced bees (Hylaeus spp.), small resin bees (Heriades spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers