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Seed Packet Reads:


Swamp Milkweed is native to Southern Ontario and is a great wetland plant for the edges of ponds or for the garden. Excellent habitat plant for Monarch Butterflies. Pinkish crimson flowers appear on its miniature tree-like form and sturdy trunk from early sowings. Requires full sun and does best in sandy soils. Heigh up to 60 cm (2').


How to grow: Sow seed in early March indoors for late summer flowering the following year. Germinate at 20C for 21-28 days. Direct fall sowing outdoors is also effective.


Ball Culture Guide: For Asclepias incarnata

Germination Temperature: 21-24 C (70-75 C)

Days to Geminate: 21-28

Sow to Sell: 11-13 (green packs) (1.-2 plants per gal.) (February 11-25)

Red Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) Perennial Wildflower

Available Starting in May
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