Milkweed-Common (Asclepias syriaca)
Fragrant, pinkish -purple flowers with a long blooming period grow atop 3-4' tall stems. Plant attracts numerous native pollinators including the Monarch butterflies who lay their eggs exclusively on Milkweed plants. Drought tolerant perennial.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Medium-Wet, Medium, Medium-Dry, Dry
Height - 3 feet
Bloom Time - June, July, August
Bloom Color - Pink
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon.