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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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Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet' - 72 per flat Availability
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Height

3-4 Feet

Spread

12-18 Inches

Spacing

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 Substitutions

swamp milkweed Asclepias incarnata
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Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Summer
Summer
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Songbird-friendly
Songbird-friendly
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Average
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Green Infrastructure
Bioretention/Rain Garden
For Animals
Caution: Toxic
Attributes
Native to North America
Propagation Type
Seed cultivar