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Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella'
@ Lewis Ginter Botanic Gdn, VA

Asclepias incarnata Cinderella

Cinderella's Pink Swamp Milkweed

Item #: 388

Zones: 3a to 9b

Height: 50" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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Native to all but the six most western US states, Asclepias incarnata makes a stunning 50" tall stalk, 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 in all but very 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.

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