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Swamp Milkweed

Botanical Name
Asclepias incarnata
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
6
Height
3 to 5 feet
Width
2 to 3 feet
Flowers
Early to late summer: pink, white
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained to wet
Planting & Care
  • Be patient, milkweed is slow to emerge in spring
  • Because of its deep taproot, dividing isn't recommended
Problems
Aphids
Varieties
  • Ice Ballet - white flowers, 3 to 4 feet
  • Soulmate - pink flowers, 36 to 40 inches tall

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