Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'

Swamp Milkweed, Swamp Butterfly Weed, Marsh Milkweed

Family: Asclepiadaceae Milkweed

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 9A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Mid Summer to Mid Fall
Water needs Dry to wet
Landscape uses Border, foundation, massing
Height 36" to 5' / 90cm to 1.60m
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown, green, yellow
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, invasive, naturalizing