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About Showy Milkweed
- Plant Family: Asclepiadaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Size: 2-4' H x 2-4' W
- Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter dormant
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable, prefers clay
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
- Cold Hardy to: 6,000'
- Flower Season: Summer
- Flower Color: Pink
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: Throughout CA
- Natural Habitat: Many habitats, including grasslands, disturbed areas, roadsides, and edges of chaparral and woodlands. Host plant for Monarch butterfly. Elevation: 0-6,000'