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Asclepias incarnata

Milkweed - Swamp

Swamp Milkweed is a great addition to wet site gardens, with fragrant white-to-pink milkweed flowers appearing in July and August. The flat cymes are followed by interesting seed pods. Asclepias incarnata is an important Monarch butterfly food source, and it tolerates dry sites as well as wet conditions.

Height

36 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Bloom Color

White

USDA Hardiness Zone

3
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Flower
Deer Resistant
Fragrant - Flower
Native
Rain Garden Plants
Soil Conditions
Average
Dry
Moist
Wet
Bloom Time
Summer
Exposure
Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Clay Soil Tolerant
Wet Site Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
Companion Plants to Asclepias incarnata
Swamp Hibiscus Hibiscus coccineus
Swamp Hibiscus
Common Rush Juncus effusus
Common Rush
Swamp Sunflower Helianthus salicifolius 'First Light'
Swamp Sunflower
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Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'
Swamp Milkweed
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Bee Balm
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