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Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Milkweed

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Tall plant with fragrant, showy clusters of pink and light purple. Does well in moist soils and plantings near water. Tolerates heavy clay soils and is very deer resistant. Food source for Monarch and queen butterfly larva and flower nectar is consumed by many other butterflies and hummingbirds.

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19320 G2 AB 397 0
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Fragrant Flowers
Native
Naturalizing
Tolerates Clay
Wetland Plants
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full sun
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Clumping
Program
American Beauties® Natives
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Wet

Height

4-6 Feet

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Spread

2-3 Feet

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Flower Color:

Pink

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-6

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Spiraea japonica 'Goldmound'
Goldmound Spirea
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