Photo by T. Avent taken at Lewis Ginter Botanic Gdn, VA
Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella'
Cinderella's Pink Swamp Milkweed
Item #: 388
Zones: 3a to 9b
Height: 50" tall
Origin: United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
Native to all but the six most western US states, Asclepias incarnata forms stunning 50" tall stalks, topped in summer with branched terminal heads of mauvy-pink flowers, attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Asclepias incarnata prefers moist-to-soggy soils but fares well in typical garden soils...barring extended droughts. A regular renaissance plant, Asclepias incarnata stays fresh in a vase as well as being a monarch butterfly indulgence...hopefully not at the same time.
Flower Color: Pink
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Time: Summer
Container Role: Fillers , Thrillers
Garden Themes: Cottage Garden Plants
Other: Butterfly Attracting Plants , Edimentals , Cut Flower Plants , Deer Resistant Plants , Florida Native Plants , Georgia native plants , Hummingbird Plants , Pollinator Plants , Medicinal Plants , North American Native Plants , North Carolina Native Plants , Ornamental Seed or Fruit , Plants Named After Animals , Plants that Attract Birds , Rabbit Resistant Plants , Rain Garden Plants , Salt Tolerant Seaside Plants , Texas Native Plants , United States Native Plants