swamp milkweed

 

Botanical Name Asclepias incarnata
Common Name swamp milkweed
Family Apocynaceae
USDA Zone 3 to 7
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall
Height and Spread 4-5ft x 2-3ft (150cm x 90cm)
Flower Color Pink
Attracts Wildlife
Great Pollinator Plant, Especially for Monarch Butterflies. Hosts Butterflies/Moths and Other Insects. Provides Food for Birds.
Additional Information
Native to the Chicago Region. Best in moist soils, Native range: Eastern United States
Location in Lurie Garden North Dark Plate, East Meadow