Prairie, Red Milkweed
- Perennial and hardy to zone 4
- Plants grow to 5 feet tall
- Bright pink and red, vanilla-scented flowers
- Blooms in June and July
- Grows on moist soils with good drainage
- Preferred food source of Monarch caterpillars
(Asclepias incarnata) Preferred food source of Monarch caterpillars. Often found growing near Joe-Pye Weed. Bright pink and red vanilla-scented flowers appear in June and July. Grows 5' tall on moist soils with good drainage. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.