Asclepias incarnata Soul Mate, Swamp Milkweed

Asclepias incarnata Soul Mate, Swamp Milkweed

A beautiful selection with rosy pink flowers and tiny white centers that appear in summer and early fall. Its sweet vanilla scent is irresistible to butterflies. Plants prefer moist conditions but tolerate dry locations. Its 4-5″ willow like leaves are a preferred food of Monarch caterpillars.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Asclepias incarnata Soul Mate

Common Name

Milkweed

Bloom Color

Pink

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

36-60″

Width

12-36″

Uses

Beds, Butterflies, Fragrant, Hummingbirds, Naturalize, Rain Gardens

Resistance

Deer, Drought

Soil

Average, Fertile, Poor

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

3-9

Plant Type

Perennial