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Native - American

Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Milkweed

Plant Type: Native - American
Exposure: Sun Tolerant  
FULL Sun

Clusters of long-lasting vanilla-scented rose-pink flowers are butterfly magnets in July and August. A host plant for Monarch larvae, and a nectar plant for many butterfly species. Grows best in moist soils, but tolerates drier conditions.


Height

36-48"

Spread

24-36"

Swamp Milkweed Merit Awards and Special Collections

Swamp Milkweed Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs
Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
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