Wyoming Native Milkweed Species
400 seeds [up from 200] Showy milkweed, Asclepias speciosa
Twice the seeds in August, while supplies last! Showy milkweed seeds become showy milkweed plants. Mature showy milkweed plants produce multiple light pink blooms on an umbel. Perennial. USDA hardiness zone 3-9. Monarch butterfly host plant.
The Rocky Mountain Region Digital Herbarium has great records on Showy Milkweed. The link I am going to provide shows three options on the right hand side.
- Plant record that has detailed information.
- Map of the collection site.
- Image of the plat specimen collected.