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Asclepias Incarnata Milkweed NATIVE
Asclepias Incarnata Milkweed  NATIVE
Asclepias Incarnata Milkweed NATIVE


 
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Asclepias Incarnata Milkweed NATIVE


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The large, bright, terminal blossoms of this showy, 2-4 ft. perennial are made up of small, rose-purple flowers. Deep pink flowers clustered at the top of a tall, branching stem, bearing numerous narrow, lanceolate leaves. Opposite, narrow, lance-shaped leaves line the erect, open-branched stem. Elongated, tan-brown seed pods persist into winter.

The juice of this wetland milkweed is less milky than that of other species. The genus was named in honor of Aesculapius, Greek god of medicine, undoubtedly because some species have long been used to treat a variety of ailments. The Latin species name means "flesh-colored

  • Type: Herbaceous perennial
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Native Range: North America
  • Zone: 3-6
  • Height: 4-5 feet
  • Spread: 2-3 feet
  • Bloom Time: July-August
  • Bloom Description: Pink to Mauve to White
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Attracts: Butterflies