A good garden alternative to Common Milkweed because it doesn’t spread as much and has more vibrant pink flowers. Prairie or Sullivant’s Milkweed is a rare milkweed and a valuable garden and prairie flower. Supports monarch butterflies.
Sun: Full Sun
Moisture: Medium, Medium-Wet
Height: 3 feet
Blooms: June, July, Aug
Benefits: Butterflies, Pollinators
Prairie Milkweed will spread by underground rhizomes. Use in gardens and prairie plantings to support monarch caterpillars.