Showy Milkweed

Asclepias specious

Light Conditions: Sun to Part Shade
Soil Conditions: Moist to Well Drained
Exposure Conditions: Exposed
Size: 18-60" T & Spreading
Bloom Period: June to September
Bloom Colour: Pink
Growth Habit: Fast To Aggressive
Spreads By: Rhizomes & Seed

Good For Small Spaces
Good For Large Spaces
Long Bloom Time


Attractive Seed Heads
Fall Color
Deer Resistant
Edible/Medicinal Properties

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Showy Milkweed - Asclepias specious
Asclepias specious (Showy Milkweed)

Seeds Per Package: 20

Description: Milkweeds are an important nectar source for bees and other nectar-seeking insects, and a larval food source for monarch butterflies and their relatives. Showy Milkweed's pink flowers can be very pretty and it is a large plant potentially reaching 5' tall making it a great vista plant in large spaces.

Found in Nature: Moist sunny meadows and ditches.

Distribution: Prairies

Important Information: The "Bloom Period" is an indicator of the time period within which the wildflowers will bloom and does not describe the time period that a single plant will bloom. The "Sizes" listed are intended to be a general guideline to consult during plant selection. Plant growth and bloom times will vary depending on geographical location & individual site conditions. Please contact us with any questions you may have.