Asclepias incarnata (Rose (Swamp) Milkweed)
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Asclepias incarnata

Rose (Swamp) Milkweed

Pink flowers in late summer. Flowers have a faint vanilla scent and attract butterflies; Monarch larvae's first choice. Performance best in moist soils.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Asclepias incarnata

Attributes

Emergent
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

July
August

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Umbel

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Divide

Every Five Years or Longer

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Flower Size

2"

Growth Rate

Fast