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Asclepias incarnata
Swamp Milkweed

Decorative species with a fragrance of bubble gum; provides essential food for monarch butterfly caterpillars; we observe more chrysalis on this milkweed species than on any other in our production fields.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASCINC05
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Rhizomatous.
Habitat: Low swampy ground, wet shores, sphagnum bogs.
Bloom Period: June to August
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 18 in
pH: 5.0 – 8.0
Pollinator Value: Very High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Midwest: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: No
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 70,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy

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Price: $176.00/lb

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