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Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Milkweed

Also called Red Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata is a favorite food source for many species of butterflies, including the Monarch. A native perennial that prefers moist soils, it is an adaptable and beautiful addition to any border garden.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:3-4 Feet
  • Spread:2 Feet

Flower Color
Pink
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Exposure
Sun
Part Sun
Growth Rate
Fast
Additional Information about Asclepias incarnata

Also called Red Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata is a favorite food source for many species of butterflies, including the Monarch. A native perennial that prefers moist soils, it is an adaptable and beautiful addition to any border garden.