Perennial wildflower native to Michigan and the UP. This pollinator and butterfly plant can reach 4 feet tall and flowers from June to August with a pink-red blossom.It prefers full sun to partial shade, medium to wet soil and will grow in muck, clay, loam or sand.
In addition to providing nectar for butterflies, moths, and pollinators, Swamp Milkweed serves as a host plant for Monarch butterfly caterpillars and other beneficial insects. It is used by hummingbirds, and the fibers from stems are sought by Northern Orioles and many other birds as nest material.
All plants will come in plastic pots (Approx. 2.5” x 2 .5”) Plants will vary in size between 2 and 10 inches. Flats include 32 plants.
All products are subject to 6% Michigan Sales Tax. Due to the nature of the stock and variables in handling and planting, the Conservation District cannot guarantee survival of seed stock and is unable to accept returns or offer refunds It is unlawful for trees, shrubs and other plants purchased to be resold with the roots attached (per PA 189 of 1931, as amended). The District is not liable for any direct, indirect, special incidental or consequential damages (included but not limited to economic losses and lost profits) incurred or claimed by the customer.