These adaptable milkweed sport darker flowers than similar species, and are drought resistant once established!

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam

Height: 2’-3’

Bloom Color: Purple/Dark Pink

Bloom Time: May-Jul

Root Type: Taproot

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, butterflies, skippers, and occasionally hummingbirds. Hosts the monarch butterfly, a couple of moths, and a few smaller insects. Milkweeds are not usually heavily browsed, but should be protected if deer and rabbits are common in the area. 

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