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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 3.5 inch pot (shipping late spring through early fall) $9.50
Swamp Milkweed Seed Packet $4.00

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