Asclepias incarnata, NJ Ecotype
Swamp Milkweed, NJ Ecotype
A decorative rhizomatous 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: ASCINC06
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Swamps, floodplains, wet meadows.
Bloom Period: June to August
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.9
Minimum Root Depth: 18 in
pH: 5.0 – 8.0
Pollinator Value: Very High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 153,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 3.0% of the total.