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Asclepias incarnata - Beech Hollow Farms
Common Name: Pink Milkweed Habit: Perennial Herb Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun) Water Needs: Average, Moist, Wet Height: 2-5' Flower: Pink, Violet, May, Jun, Jul Fruit: 4 or 5 inch long green seed pods that resemble okra. Pods turn brown and then split as they ripen. Fall Color: No Natural Habitat: Floodplain/Marsh, Woodland Edge Larval host for: Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus ), Queen Butterfly (Danaus gilippus)