|Redring Milkweed (T.G. Barnes, USDA)|
|Redring Milkweed native areas & endangered in CT, NY & PA|
This perennial plant is native to the lower 48 states as well as Canada and is hardy in zones 6a-8b. It is on the endangered list in Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania. It does best in moist to dry shaded roadsides, woodlands and open forest. While it likes moderate shade it tolerates full sun.
|Redring Milkweed on edge of forest (J.S.Kos)|
|Crab spider on redring milkweed (J.S.Kos)|
|Redring Milkweed Pods (G.S.Williamson)|
This plant flowers from May to June and produces narrow, upright seed pods. It can be propagated from the seeds or plant division. Note that it is on the endangered list in Pennsylvania.
|Redring Milkweed Close-up (D.D. Taylor, USDA)|
Links for more information
USDA Plant Database: Redring Milkweed
Anybody seen my focus-JS Kos Blog: Redring or White Milkweed