What is on my milkweeds? I Tried to leave some in my garden to attract...

Asked July 25, 2017, 10:34 AM EDT

What is on my milkweeds? I Tried to leave some in my garden to attract butterflies, but nothing is coming near them . What is it and how do I get rid of it?

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1 Response

I think they are aphids. You can try spraying with soapy water in a spray bottle. If some of the of the shoots are severely affected remove them.