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Cinderella Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
5' 3'
Height
3' - 5'
Spread
12" - 3'
  • Details

    Features

    Rose pink blossoms. Attracts butterflies like magnets. Long-lasting cut flower.

    Fragrant Flower
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    36 - 60 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 36 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Rose pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Poor Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Dried Flower
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Humus-rich, moist to wet soils. Easy care once established. Mulch in fall in northern zones.

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • These have tripled in size and have abundant blooms which really do attract the butterflies! I have Monarchs and bees on them all the time. Planted 2 on each side of a common milkweed. really pleased with this purchase.

      Christianna Rosochacki
      , Illinois
      , United States
      , 10 weeks ago
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