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Showy Milkweed, Asclepias speciosa

$2.00

Similar in growth and appearance to A. syriaca, Showy Milkweed is a more light gray-green plant with oval leaves and large spheres of light rose to purple flowers. Favors wet locations, but is very adaptable, particularly if near a water source. Flowers May to September. Attractive to butterflies and bees. This plant is listed as threatened or endangered in Iowa. 50 seeds/2.00.