Asclepias incarnata


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Common Name: Swamp Milkweed

Plant Type: Herbaceous

Habitat: Wetland

Light Requirements: sun, part sun

Soil Moisture: mesic, wet

Soil Type: All

Height: 2 - 4 ft

Bloom Time: Summer

Flower Colour: white and pink in clusters

Seed Ripens: late summer

Germination Requirements: 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.

Details/Comments: Wet meadows, shores. Will thrive in regular garden soil if not too dry.

Picture Copyright: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database