Purple Milkweed Picture

Wow! This rare milkweed produces deep purple domes of flowers in early summer, broad leaves up to 6 inch long, this species generally doesn't produce seed pods but when it does they are nice & fat eventually splitting to release parachute-borne seeds, attracts butterflies, food plant for Monarch & Queen Butterfly caterpillars (Danaus plexippus & D. gilippus).

Average Moisture
Full Sun
3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 5a-9b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Native Range: s. ME & ON to MN & SD, south to GA & ne. TX


Accepting reservations for 2021 shipment.

You can reserve plants, on a first-come/first-served basis, for delivery in 2021. Note that we do NOT charge credit cards until plants actually are shipped.

Reserve Purple Milkweed for delivery in 2021 ($10.75 in 3.5 inch pot)

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Purple Milkweed Drawing