Milkweed (Asclepsias)

Moderately tall wildflower with broad leaves and think, fuzzy stems. Round clusters of small purplish pink flowers develop into interesting spiky seed pods later in the season. The primary host for Monarchs, it is a must-have for the butterfly garden!

Light Requirements – full sun
Water Requirements – average
Height; 2-5ft   Spread; 1-1.5ft
Hardiness Zones; 3.9
Native to Ontario
Bee/Butterfly friendly