Northeast Pollinator Plants
Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Swamp Milkweed
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Larval Host
Use: Garden, Rain Garden, Naturalizing
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 6 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Moist to Wet
Flower Time: Early July to Mid August
Flower Color: Scarlet Pink
Height: 4'- 5'
Notes: Asclepias incarnata (Swamp milkweed) is tolerant of well-drained soils, very attractive to butterflies, and a nice cut flower.
Please note, all species of Asclepias are considered toxic for sheep, cattle and goats.
Native to all US but the West Coast: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).