36-48" tall, 12-36" wide. This is one of the most beautiful
milkweeds. Not the common dusty-dull rose-flowered farm weed, but a
really beautiful red-flowered form with much more refined foliage and
habits. And like the orange-flowered Butterfly Weed, this one is a
monarch magnet, great for butterfly gardens.
The milkweed family of North American plants is named Asclepias after
Asclepias, the famous Greek God of Medicine, since the plants have long
been used in herbal medicine.
This Asclepias, with its glowing red flowerheads, is best placed in a
wet spot, or at least one that is wet part of the year, since that is
its native habitat.
Native Range for Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)
- AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD,
ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC,
SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY.
AM013999 (Bag of 3)
AM017035 (Bag of 9)
Cinderella Swamp Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata Cinderella
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Summer to fall
Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Lanced shaped green leaves.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Average, Moist / Wet
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Plant near ponds, bogs or well draining wet areas.
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer, Fall
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada|