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Asclepias perennis - White Swamp Milkweed - Asclepiadaceae (The Milkweed Family)
Asclepias perennis - White Swamp Milkweed - Asclepias perennis is a butterfly milkweed with white and pink flowers.
Asclepias perennis - Asclepias perennis is a butterfly milkweed with white and pink flowers.


 
9cm
Price: $18.99
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Height: 12-24"
Width: 8-12"
Flower Colour: White/Cream

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Availability: Most main catalogue plants ready May 15-June 30.
Product Code: 9021
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Description Fine Print
 
Asclepias perennis is a shade tolerant milkweed of moist soils and semi-shaded sites with clusters of pink-flushed buds opening to intricate, lightly fragrant, pure white flowers with a darker centre. It is used as a larval host plant by monarch and other milkweed butterflies. Native to much of the eastern central US. Grow in rich soils with constant moisture in part sun to part shade.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Wet
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Butterflies, Bees
  • Habitat: Floodplains, wooded bottomlands, swamps, shaded pond and stream edges, and ditches.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No


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