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Soulmate Swamp Milkweed

 

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Regular Price: $16.98

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'Soulmate' Swamp Milkweed is an essential North American native that provides vital food for developing Monarch butterflies. Cherry pink flowers with white centers emanate a sweet vanilla fragrance that calls in countless other pollinators. Beyond its beautiful color and sweet scent, this compact milkweed tolerates moist soils and is a great choice for small-space gardens. Deer resistant. (Asclepias incarnata)

Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Fragrant
Fragrant
Native
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 24-36" tall, 24-30" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Size Plant - 3.5" pot
SKU ASLXY31

Plant Information

24-36" tall, 24-30" wide. Asclepias incarnata is a food source for Monarch butterfly caterpillars and a nectar source for adult butterflies. Also called Swamp Milkweed, this milkweed actually grows well in both moderately moist and wet soils. This perennial milkweed is also an excellent choice for rain gardens.

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.

SKU ASLXY31
Common Name Soulmate Swamp Milkweed
Botanical Name Asclepias incarnata Soulmate
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 24-36" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 24-30" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Fragrant, Native
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting & Care

How to Plant Milkweed, Step-by-Step:

  1. Choose fast-draining soil.
  2. Plant in full sun.
  3. Do NOT disturb roots, especially tap roots.
  4. Water sparingly.

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Shipping

Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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3.7

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5.0

GREAT ADDITION !

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from Chattanooga

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • IT CERTAINLY ATTRACTED THE BUTTERFLIES

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    • Indoors

    Comments about American Meadows Soulmate Swamp Milkweed:

    I bought it to attract the butterflies.

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    1.0

    It died.

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    from Virginia Beach VA

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        Comments about American Meadows Soulmate Swamp Milkweed:

        I've had milkweed every year this one was the only one that died.

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        5.0

        Yes,I wouldbuy this plant again.

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        from Bentonville, AR

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        • Accurate Instructions
        • Attractive
        • Attracts butterflies and monarch caterpillers
        • Hardy
        • Healthy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors

          Comments about American Meadows Soulmate Swamp Milkweed:

          Had lots of butterflies this year

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          Q & A

          Plant With These:

          USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

          To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

          • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
          • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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