Butterfly Weed - Asclepias incarnata 'Soulmate'

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Asclepias incarnata 'Soulmate'

Butterfly Weed
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  • »  Native perennial
  • »  Mildly fragrant, deep rose blooms July-August
  • »  Important to native butterflies
  • »  Showy seedpods & fluffy seeds

The stems are topped by many small umbels of many small flowers in spring and continue to bloom for at least six weeks in the garden. Plants prefer a well-drained soil and are very tolerant of poor dry conditions and drought. Asclepias can also be used for cut flowers and are excellent for large landscape projects. Butterflies are attracted to the plant beacuse of its color and nectar production.Beautiful deep rose flowers on tall strong stems. Good sized flower heads which are loved by butterflies, USA Native. Vanilla scented flowers.

Height
30 - 40 in
Spread
8 - 10 in
Zone
3 - 9
Color
Pink
Categories
Annual
Tags
Attracts ButterfliesBorder or BedCut Flower/FoliageDried Flower/FoliageFragrantGreat Foliage