Plant Details: Swamp Milkweed
Category Perennials  
Zone: 5 - 8
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Swamp Milkweed Variety 'Ice Ballet'
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Asclepias incarnata
Description Variety 'Ice Ballet' is a white flowering form and like all other Asclepias is a favorite nectar source for butterflies, a host plant for the Monarch Butterfly. The flowers bloom over a long period. Here in (zone 7) it starts around May 15th and continues through August. It does best in rich moist soils with full sun exposure . It will tolerate much wetter conditions than the species tuberosa. Its deep fleshy roots allows it to survive drought periods. It reaches a height at maturity of 4'High x 3'Wide under ideal conditions. This is a long live perennial that requires very little care and will provide flowers year after year and is a long lived species.
Notes
 
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
Y
 
dry:
N
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
N
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
Y
 
partial:
Y
  SemiEvergreen:
N
alkaline:
Y
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
Y
 
shade:
Y
  Deciduous:
Y
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2015-07-11 17:15:52.0
Container Size
Price
Quart
10.00
1 Gallon
14.00
Last Update:
2015-07-11 17:15:37.0
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