top of page
Asclepias speciosa, or Showy Milkweed, is a perennial plant that can grow up to 3 ft tall and produces clusters of charismatic pink and white flowers between June-August. The native habitat for this milkweed species is in woodland and riparian areas between 5000-8000 ft. The showy milkweed attracts many types of pollinators and is a larval host species for queen and monarch butterflies. Plant in full sun to partial shade.

Showy Milkweed Seed, Asclepias speciosa

  • 5000-8000'