Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Milkweed

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  • Clusters of pink flowers in late June to August
  • Attractive seed pods
  • Moist/ wet soils
  • Natural habitat: wet freshwater areas such as meadows, fields, swamps and marsh
  • Milkweed is the sole food source of the Monarch Butterfly larvae

Height: 36-60 in
Spread: 24-36 in

Zone: 3-9
Color: Pink

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Native
  • Tolerates Clay Soil
  • Naturalizing
  • RainGarden


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Wet Soil/Wetlands
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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