swamp-milkweed

Botanical Name Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'
Common Name Swamp Milkweed
Plant Type Perennial
Hardiness Zone 3-6
Height 4-5 ft.
Spread 2-3 ft.
Habit upright, irregular vase
Exposure full sun
Bloom Type July-Aug.
Bloom Color white to pink
Flower showy, fragrant
Autumn/Winter Intrest insignificant
Suggested Use butterfly gardens, meadows
Locations T3 Monarch Waystation
Notes Milkweeds are an important food source for the monarch caterpillar.
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