showy milkweed

Showy Milkweed

  • Bloom Time: June-Aug
  • Bloom Color: Pink/Purple
  • Height: 4’
  • Sun: Full
  • Soil: Dry to medium

Caterpillar food for
Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Unexpected Cycnia (Cycnia inopinatus), Isabella Tiger Moth (Pyrrharctia isabella), Cecropia silkmoth (Hyalophora cecropia), Delicate Cycnia (Cycnia tenera), Lined Ruby Tiger Moth (Phragmatobia lineata)

Butterfly food for
Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes), Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus), Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers