Swamp Milkweed | Asclepias incarnata
Seeds are sold by the packet.
Seed orders are shipped when order is received.
Each packet of Swamp Milkweed contains 40 seeds.
Price: Seed $ 4.00
Plant Species Synonym Names
Common: Swamp Silkweed
Milkweed - Asclepiadaceae
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This is one of the best nectar plants to attract butterflies. It blooms profusely which helps to make it a good butterfly magnet. Monarch butterflies like it as a larval plant also. It does best is moist soil but tolerates medium soil.
Growth Habit:Herb: Herbs are broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant. Herbaceous plants are also known as forbs or wildflowers
Grass: Grasses are herbaceous plants with narrow leaves originating at the base of the plant. Grasses are graminoids.
Tree: Trees are woody perennial plants, usually with a single trunk, relatively tall
Shrub: Shrubs are woody perennial plants with multiple stems, generally shorter than a tree.
Vine: Vines are either woody or herbaceous plants that climb or sprawl.
Life Span:Annual: Annuals are herbaceous plants that live only one year
Biennial: Biennials are herbaceous plants that live two years, flowering the second
Perennial: Perennials are herbaceous plants that live three or more years
Woody: Woody plants have woody stems that grow more than a year.
Mature Height: 5.0'
Mature Width: 3.0'
Flower Color: Red
Water Requirement:Wet: Soil is soggy or marshy
Moist: Soil tends to stay moist and rarely dries out
Medium: Average soil moisture, little or now slope
Drained: Soil is well drained, never soggy; medium slope
Dry: Soil is dry, often typical of rocky soil; steep slope
Wet to Medium
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