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Ice Ballet Swamp Milkweed for Sale Online
Ice Ballet Asclepias incarnata, or White Swamp Milkweed, is a very popular plant for pollinators, and for good reason. Hawkmoths, Swallowtail butterflies, Greater Fritillaries, Monarch butterflies, skippers, bumblebees, honeybees, and numerous other nectar-seekers will visit this plant daily when in flower.
Asclepias incarnata Ice Ballet is very popular with pollinators and for a good reason. Hawkmoths, Swallowtail butterflies, Greater Fritillaries, Monarch butterflies, skippers, bumblebees, and numerous other nectar-seekers will visit this plant daily when in flower.
The leaves are a preferred food source for caterpillars of Monarch Butterflies. This plant is of great importance. Asclepias incarnata is a beautiful addition to sunny border gardens, water features, or the butterfly garden; White Milkweed is also suitable for naturalizing in low spots or other moist areas in the landscape, including Rain Gardens.
|Mature Height:||3 to 4 feet|
|Mature Width:||2 to 3 feet|
|Sunlight:||Full Sun to Part Sun|
|Habit:||Upright, clump forming|
|Flowering Season:||Mid-June through frost|
|Soil Condition:||Moist soil but will tolerate dryer conditions|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting. Attracts pollinators and hummingbirds|
How to Care for Ice Ballet Asclepias incarnata
Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!