• Mature size: 2-3 feet
  • Light: Full sun
  • Soil: Dry to medium
  • Blooms: Summer, pink, mauve and white 
  • Landscape: Butterfly gardens, native plant gardens, meadows.  Can be aggressive.
  • Deer resistance: Yes
  • Fun fact: Seed pods are a favorite in dried flower arrangements
  • Photo: Creative Commons

Common Milkweed

1 Gallon
  • Pollinator value: Very High; nesting and larval host; bees, beetles, Monarchs and butterflies -- Milkweeds are the only food source for Monarch caterpillars.

    Features fragrant balls of pink and purple flowers.