Milkweed - Rose (Asclepias incarnata)
The bright pink flowers attract swarms of bees and butterflies, and have a sweet scent described as similar to vanilla. This deer-resistant plant grows best in moist damp soils, but will tolerate average soils. Important food source for the monarch caterpillar.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Wet, Medium-Wet, Medium
Height - 4 feet
Bloom Time - June, July, August
Bloom Color - Pink
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.