Huge (5") light pink funnel shaped flowers with dark throats from July through August, 6 inch leaves are divided into 3 parts (some almost maple-like), develops a long taproot, host plant for Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus), Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis), Pearly Wood Nymph Butterfly (Eudryas unio) and Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) caterpillars, attracts butterfies, good rain garden plant..
3-5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 2a-11
Native Range: NY, ON, & MN south to e. Texas & the FL panhandle
Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks OR scarify then soak until seeds begin to germinate (~ 3 days) then plant
*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