Asclepias spp. (MILKWEED)

milkweedBring in the butterflies and bees and help the monarchs by providing Florida native milkweed.

Choose a species based on moisture conditions.

Shown: Asclepias perennis (SWAMP/AQUATIC MILKWEED) requires moist to wet conditions.

Larval Host for butterfly: monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus), queen butterfly (Danaus gilippus) and soldier butterfly, (Danaus eresimus).

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