- Not Fond of Milkweed plantsNectar Sources -
For long-tongued bees, skippers, butterflies:Spicebush Swallowtail, Eastern Black Swallowtail, Eastern Tiger Swallow, Clouded Sulphur, Spring, Azure, Great Spangled Frittary, Eastern Tailed Blue, Silver Spotted Skipper and mothsSeveral Milkweed Species -
By adding milkweed species to your garden that bloom at various times you provide a potential food source for butterflies June - September. In turn you are helping build butterfly populations including the Monarch.Host Plant
- Monarch butterflies, Milkweed tussock moth. Milkweed Tiger Moth, Queen Butterfly.
For more details on this plant visit the Illinois Wildflower