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Clusters of deep rose-purple to pale-rose colored flowers from June through August, narrow 3-6 inch leaves, interesting spindle-shaped seedpods, attracts butterflies & other beneficial insects, food plant for Monarch & Queen Butterfly caterpillars (Danaus plexippus & D. gilippus).

Dry To Wet
Sun To Part Shade
1-4 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3b-10b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: NB to s. MB, ID & w. NV, south to AZ & s. FL

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 4 weeks, plant very shallow (needs light to germinate)

Swamp Milkweed in a 3.5 inch pot (available late spring through early fall) $13.25
Swamp Milkweed Seed Packet $5.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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