Which milkweed species are best for gardens?

Authors Adam M. Baker, Daniel A. Potter Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA Overview Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus L.) depend on milkweed plants (Asclepias spp.) to feed their young, known as larvae. As concern grows over butterfly and bee declines, planting milkweed has emerged as a popular conservation strategy. There are several [...]