Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

Bluish-green foliage with large umbels of pink star-like flowers. Great for bringing bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies to your garden.


Perennial growing up to 3 feet tall with blue-green leaves and umbels of pink star-like flowers. Showy Milkweed is rhizomatous, so it may be aggressive. Best in full sun and moderate to moist sites. Blooming from May to September, this pollinator is excellent for bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies.

Additional information

Scientific Name

Asclepias speciosa

Common Name

Showy Milkweed

Bloom Time

Spring to Fall


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