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Asclepias speciosa

Showy Milkweed

Similar in form to common milkweed, but rhizomes are less aggressive making it better for garden use. 4" rounded clusters of fragrant, spiky, pinkish-purple flowers top thick stems of velvety blue-green leaves in summer. Native to western N. Am.


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Prefers full sun and tolerates a wide range of soils from moist to dry. Very drought tolerant! Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
June
July
August
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Attributes
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Naturalizing