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Asclepias variegata is a rare milkweed species that features wintry white flowers with distinctive red markings.  Its common name is redring milkweed and it can be grown as a host plant for monarch butterflies. It's not easy to establish, but you'll have a better chance growing these fragrant, finicky milkweed plants in partial shade.

Find Milkweed Plants and Milkweed Seeds for Monarchs

Swamp Milkweed : Asclepias incarnata ( for monarch butterflies) Moisture Requirements: Moist, Wet /Light Requirements: Sun /Soil Requirements: Clay, Loam /Temperature Zone: 3, tall: 100 -150cm

Swamp Milkweed : Asclepias incarnata ( for monarch butterflies) Moisture Requirements: Moist, Wet /Light Requirements: Sun /Soil Requirements: Clay, Loam /Temperature Zone: tall: 100

This milkweed species is a favorite monarch nectar flower each summer...

Asclepias Incarnata- Swamp Milkweed for Monarch Butterflies

Find and plant milkweed plants and milkweed seeds for your garden to attract monarch butterflies. Milkweed is also the host plant for monarch caterpillars.

Sullivant's Milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii)

Sullivant's Milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii) the tallgrass prairie was the primary habitat of this monarch favorite, but very little of the original prairie remains. Sullivant's Milkweed is listed as 'threatened' in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan.

Florida - Native butterfly nectar and host plant (Monarch) - Asclepias incarnata (Pink Swamp Milkweed)

Florida - Native butterfly nectar and host plant (Monarch) - Asclepias incarnata (Pink Swamp Milkweed): I prefer the orange one.

Uncommon Milkweed Idea- Two Danaus chrysippus (plain tiger butterflies) enjoy swan milkweed flowers. Plant this milkweed variety to attract Danaus plexippus (monarch butterflies) to your butterfly garden. It can be grown as a perennial or annual, depending on your region...

Gomphocarpus fruticosus- Swan Milkweed for Monarchs

Uncommon Milkweed Idea- Two Danaus chrysippus (plain tiger butterflies) enjoy swan milkweed flowers. Plant this variety to attract Danaus plexippus (monarch butterflies) to your butterfly garden.

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