Date Posted: Aug 10, 2016
Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) puts on quite a summer show! Its fragrant flowers attract all sorts of pollinators, including monarch, queen and soldier butterflies (for which it is a larval host), as well as native such as sweat bees, leafcutter bees and yellow-faced bees.
This is a great plant for moist to moderately dry, sunny landscapes. Learn more about this striking native milkweed on our blog.
Photo of hummingbird clearwing moth on swamp milkweed by Mary Keim.
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