Asclepias incarnata


Common Name: swamp milkweed
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:2 to 4 feet
Width:2 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist to wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:late summer
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:white and pink in clusters
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Wet meadows, shores. Will thrive in regular garden soil if not too dry.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed requires light to germinate.
Picture Copyright: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database