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Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet' (Swamp milkweed)

Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'

Swamp milkweed

A marvelous long-blooming, bright white selection of swamp milkweed. Clear white flowers and dark green foliage make the colors of the hundreds of visiting butterflies glisten in the sunlight.

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Height

3-4 Feet

Spread

12-18 Inches

Bloom Color

White

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Swamp milkweed, true to its name, prefers consistently moist soil, but performs admirably in average, well-drained gardens as well. Full sun is best and some shade is tolerated, though blooming time and color may suffer.

Good Companions

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Hyssop Agastache 'Purple Haze'
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Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Summer
Summer
Moist
Moist
Average
Average
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Seed cultivar
Attributes
Native to North America
Moist Sun