Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Tolerates wet sites
Fragrant
East Coast Native
Water Requirements
Adapts well to dry or moist conditions

Asclepias incarnata

Butterfly Weed

Native to swamps and wet meadows. Fragrant, pale to dark pink flower clusters attract a profusion of butterflies and their larvae.

Height:

24-48 Inches

Bloom Color:

Pale to dark pink.

Asclepias (as-klee'-pi-as)

Family: Asclepidaceae · Common Name: Butterfly Weed, Milkweed

Clusters of vibrant flowers attract butterflies in profusion, July to August. Excellent for the butterfly garden, perennial border or as cut flowers. Attractive seedpods for crafts, arrangements.

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