Beautiful scent, 2-tiered flower with dusky rose petals in summer. Essential host for Monarch butterfly. For information on harvesting and preparing seeds for germination, please visit this Xerces Society webpage.
|Oak Woodland, Upland Prairie and Savanna, Wet Prairie
|Moderate moisture; tolerates seasonal flooding;showy milkweed is water loving (Narrow-leaved milkweed tolerates drier conditions than showy milkweed in general)
|Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Ornamental; Deer resistant