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Asclepias incarnata
Swamp Milkweed

Decorative rhizomatous species with a fragrance of bubble gum; essential food source 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
Habitat: Swamps, floodplains, wet meadows.
Bloom Period: June to September
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


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: No
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 153,760
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 0.60 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $177.60/Lb

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