All of the milkweeds are excellent butterfly nectar plants and also serve as the sole food source for Monarch caterpillars. This is one of the easiest milkweeds to grow in average garden conditions. The flower umbels are rosy purple and appear in early and midsummer. The pods are also useful in dried arrangements. It tolerates dryness, but does best in evenly moist soil.
Height and Width: 2-4'x1½'