Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'

Swamp Milkweed


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Tall backdrop
  • Long lace like foliage
  • Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Summer
Summer
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies



Interesting Notes about Swamp Milkweed:

Essential for monarch butterflies

Thrives in wet areas


Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Moist sunny areas are best.  Gives the nectar for monarch butterflies.


Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft
Price Level 1: $21.99 ea.
Bloom Color: Ivory
Zone: 3
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Low Maintenance
  • Native
  • Mass Planting
  • Naturalizing

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained