Great heads of rose-purple flowers from July through September, large leaves (up to 9 inch long) are arranged in whorls up the sturdy purple-ish spotted stems (hence the name!), very adaptable, tolerates irregular to seasonal inundation, attracts butterflies & pollinators, caterpillar host, salt & clay tolerant, good rain garden plant.
4-6 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b
Native Range: Labrador to BC, south to the GA mountains & ne AZ
Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks. Surface sow or cover seed lightly.
*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.Review or Finalize Your Order