Swamp Milkweed Seeds, Free Shipping, Asclepias incarnata, Monarch Host Plant, Native Wildflowers


Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) is a critical host plant for endangered Monarch butterflies. This native perennial plant will attract both bees and butterflies to your garden.

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Milkweed for Monarchs

Swamp Milkweed is a key species in the life cycle of monarch butterflies. Milkweed is the sole host plant for monarch caterpillars, so growing milkweed will help support their population.

Swamp Milkweed is a native species suitable for damp gardens and soggy patches of the landscape.

Swamp Milkweed Description

Swamp Milkweed features lance-shaped leaves and clusters of pinkish-mauve flowers atop sturdy stems.

The flowers measure approximately 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm) in diameter, and come in a range of shades of pink, rose, and mauve.

Their fragrance attracts a variety of pollinators, including butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds.

Swamp Milkweed is a clump-forming perennial with an upright growth habit. It typically reaches a height of 3 to 5 feet and spreads about 1 to 2 feet wide. This stunning wildflower blooms from mid to late summer, with flowering typically lasting for several weeks. It takes approximately 2 to 3 years to reach its full maturity

Swamp Milkweed Native Regions

Swamp Milkweed is native to several U.S. states, including but not limited to, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.

This plant thrives in Zones 8, 9, 10, and 11, in various soil types, but especially moist to wet soils. It’s the perfect choice for rain gardens, pond edges, and other areas with consistent moisture.

Swamp Milkweed Details

• Lifespan: Perennial
• Colors: Pink, rose, mauve
• Height: 3 to 5 feet (90 to 150 cm)
• Width: 1 to 2 feet (30 to 60 cm)
• Time to Germinate: 10 to 20 days
• Time to Maturity: 2 to 3 years

Benefits of Swamp Milkweed

• Low-maintenance plant once established
• Perennial flowering plant
• Self-seeds
• Butterfly magnet
• Wildlife habitat

Terms of Sale

You’ll receive a minimum of 300 mg of seeds or more, 100+ seeds, in a small envelope, as well as detailed instructions for planting and care.

Shipping is by USPS First Class without tracking.


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