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Latin Name: Asclepias incarnata


Blooms: Summer, Red to Pink

Seeds or Berries Ripen: Autumn

Spreads Best Via: Seed

Moisture: Wet to Average

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Type: Clay, Loam

Cultural Location: Wet Meadows
Height: 60 - 120 cm  

Spacing: 30 - 60 cm

Propagation: Seeds and Dividing Mature Plants

Germination Code: C (30)

Wildlife Benefits: Pollinators. Host plant to the Monarch Butterfly and the Queen Butterfly

Deer Resistant: Yes

Transplanting: When established does not tolerate, as a seedling so long as whole taproot is gotten it’s easy


Winter Interest: Minimal

Swamp Milkweed

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