Asclepias Rubra Swamp MilkweedWE DO NOT SHIP PLANTS. LOCAL PICK UP ONLY
Erect, clump-forming plant. Pink to mauve flower clusters.
The flowers are pink to purple and occur in clusters from June to July and attract bees and butterflies. Monarch butterfly host plant.
Plant in full sun to partial shade in consistently moist to wet acidic soil. Use this plant in bog gardens or other moist to wet sites as along a stream or pond or in rain gardens.
- 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