Rose Swamp Milkweed – Asclepias incarnata

Rose Milkweed, also called Swamp Milkweed, has beautiful rose colored blooms. Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Rose Milkweed Asclepias incarnata Monarch host plant

Swamp Rose Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata
Monarch host plant

Swamp Rose Milkweed Asclepias incarnata Monarch host plant

Swamp Rose Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata
Monarch host plant

Rose milkweed Asclepias incarnata US Native state map

Rose milkweed
Asclepias incarnata
US Native state map

Rose milkweed is one of the most beautiful milkweeds. When in a cluster and in full bloom, it captures ones attention. At Brenda’s Butterfly Habitat at Barson’s Greenhouse in Westland, Michigan, Rose Milkweed is a feature in the exhibit. If you’re in the area, visit the nursery which sells pesticide free butterfly plants at 6414 Merriman Rd, Westland, MI 48186.

Zones 3a to 8b

Height: 36-48 inches tall

Soil – consistently moist

Propagation – seed or division

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