Pompoms of pale pink starbursts branch from a single elegant stem. A vital host plant for the monarch butterfly and an important nectar source for beneficial pollinators. Edible if cooked correctly. Used for twine and medical in folklore.
Native host plant for Monarch Butterflies that will regrow each spring after sowing from seed. Deep tap roots make this a good drought tolerant plant to grow in zones 3 - 9.
Prettier by far than Common Milkweed and just as important for Monarch Butterflies. We grow this variety and scatter seeds each year in waste lands where they will grow to enhance the beauty of the area, and help the Monarch survive.