A vital component to any pollinator-oriented garden, asclepias attracts pollinators left and right! Plants in the milkweed family are host plants for all types of butterflies, but are the only host plants for monarch butterflies.
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Keep evenly moist in well-drained soil.
Bloom Season: Summer through first frost
Height: 1 - 3 feet
Growth Habit: Upright
Fertilizing not necessary; milkweed can tolerate poor soils
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