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Asclepias incarnata, PA Ecotype (Swamp Milkweed, PA Ecotype) bloom
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Asclepias incarnata, PA Ecotype
Swamp Milkweed, PA Ecotype

A 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: ASCINC01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A rhizomatous flowering species.
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 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy

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Price: $160.00/lb


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes


Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province Riparian Mix

PA Piedmont Province Riparian Mix

PA New England Province Riparian Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province Riparian Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Central Lowland Province Riparian Mix

MD Coastal Plain Freshwater OBL Mix

MD Upper Midland OBL Mix

MD Upper Midland Riparian Mix

MD Mountain OBL Wetland Mix

Eastern West Virginia FACW Wetland Mix

Rain Garden Mix

Riparian Buffer Mix

Floodplain Mix

Wildlife Food & Shelter Mix

OBL Wetland Mix

Retention Basin Wildlife Mix

Seasonally Flooded Wildlife Food Mix

Mesic to Dry Native Pollinator Mix w/o Grasses

FACW Meadow Mix

Mesic to Dry Native Pollinator Mix

MD Lower Midland Riparian Mix

MD Lower Midland FACW Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province Riparian Mix

VA Outer Coastal Plain Retention Basin Mix

VA Northern Piedmont Retention Basin Mix

VA Outer Coastal Plain Detention Basin Mix

VA Outer Coastal Plain Riparian Mix

VA Northern Piedmont Riparian Mix

PA Central Lowland Province FACW Mix

PA Piedmont Province OBL Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province OBL Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province OBL Mix

PA New England Province OBL Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province OBL Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province OBL Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province OBL Mix

PA Piedmont Province FACW Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province FACW Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province FACW Mix

PA New England Province FACW Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province FACW Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province FACW Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province FACW Mix

PA Central Lowland Province OBL Mix



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