Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'....Seeds from White Swamp Milk Weed
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Common Names:Swamp Milk Weed
Height: 48" to 60"
Spread: 18" to 24"
Flower color: White
Bloom time: Early to Mid-Summer
Light: Best grown in Full sun
Soil: Average, well drained
Other info: Easy to grow once established. The species Asclepias is the only plants on which the Monarch butterfly will lay their eggs. Makes a nice cut flower.
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ASCLEPIAS incarnata 'Ice Ballet'
White Swamp Milk Weed
|Germination: Germination slightly difficult. To start indoors, place seeds in between layers of moist (not wet) paper towels. Place paper towels (with seeds) in plastic baggie. Place in refrigerator for 6-8 weeks. Remove from refrigerator to location at 60-65°F. Seed should begin germinating in 10-20 days. As seed forms a root, pot up into small containers. Otherwise, use "winter sowing" method.
1) Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet' at Dave's Garden
2) Asclepias at Wikipedia
3) Asclepias incarnata at USDA
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