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Asclepias

Milkweed, Butterfly Weed

A big-time butterfly attraction, particularly for the Monarch at larval stage, this American-born perennial promises an irresistible, long-lasting summertime display in a well-drained mixed border or more informal venue. The Milkweed's showy flowers look exceptional in cut arrangements, either fresh or dried, while its seed pods lend decorative accents.

Asclepias incarnata ‘Cinderella’ (P-1783)

Each 8.00

AVAILABLE MARCH 2021

This popular, flower-laden butterfly destination hosts large, compact rosy-pink umbels packed with petite white blooms set in dark red bracts. Sprouting from a sizable taproot, the late-to-emerge noninvasive clump of numerous, erect branching stems and narrow green leaves celebrate vibrant-looking, vanilla-scented blooms. Selected from the wild species that inhabits Missouri’s swamps and wet meadows, easily grown ‘Cinderella’ thrives surprisingly well in drier sites and can escort Baptisia ‘Solar Flare’ or ornamental grasses like Andropogon or Panicum.

Blooms July–August

Size: 3' 0" – 4' 0" high x 18" – 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 3.

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