Asclepias incarnata

Pink Swamp Milkweed

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Pot Size: 4"x4"x5.5" pot

Plant Description

Pink Swamp Milkweed looks a lot like Butterfly Weed except that the mid-summer flowers are rosy pink and plants have a succulent texture. Growing 3 to 4 feet tall, this perennial needs full sun and can take, but does not require, boggy conditions. Pink swamp milkweed is a butterfly magnet. In fact, monarch butterfly caterpillars have the highest survival and growth rates on this particular milkweed.



Rain Garden

Deer Resistant

Butterfly Plant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial


Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny

Soil Condition

Sandy, Clay, Organic, Average

Moisture Tolerance

Wet, Moist, Moderately moist


full quart


24 to 36, 36 or taller

Flower Color

Rose, Pink, Mauve

Bloom Time

Late summer, Mid summer

Typical Height





3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9