Swamp Milkweed

pink swamp weed
  • Common Name: Swamp milkweed, rose milkweed, Cinderella
  • Botanical Name: Asclepias incarnata
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, herbaceous
  • Mature Size: 3-5 ft. tall, 2-3 ft. wide
  • Sun Exposure: Full
  • Soil Type: Clay, loam
  • Soil pH: Acidic, neutral, alkaline
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Color: Pink, white
  • Hardiness Zones: 3 -6 (USDA)
  • Native Area: North America

Host plant to:
Monarch
Queen
Milkweed Tussock Moth

 

Monarch

monarch male
Male
monarch female
Female
monarch egg
Egg
monarch caterpillar
Caterpillar (Larva)
monarch chrysalis
Chrysalis (Pupa)

Queen

queen male
Male
queen female
Female
queen egg
Egg
queen caterpillar
Caterpillar (Larva)
queen chrysalis
Chrysalis (Pupa)

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