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Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella'

 Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella' (Milkweed)
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Asclepias 'Cinderella'
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Karen Guise's Review
Location: Middletown, DE
Hardiness Zone: 7

If you're having any problems getting butterflies to notice your gardens, this lovely native will solve them immediately. A favorite of Monarchs and Swallowtails, it will also attract the fascinating Sphinx Moth, which looks like a cross between a bumble bee and a hummingbird. A must-have plant for anyone who wants to help the Monarch butterfly.

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Mary's Review
Location: Upper Peninsula, MI
Hardiness Zone: 4

This is Cinderella's second year in my garden. She is blooming now (July) and covered in butterflies--fritillaries, admirals, monarchs etc. Also many stages of monarch caterpillars are browsing the plant--even my husband finds it fascinating. This is a sweet-scented, lovely science project! I will be planting more.

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susan Stagnitto's Review
Location: Pooler, GA
Hardiness Zone: 9

I just received and I am very impressed by the size and health of the plant. Can't wait to plant it.

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Common Name: “Milkweed”

(Swamp Milkweed) Asclepias 'Cinderella' is a virtually hassle-free perennial, offering three months of vanilla-scented, rose-pink flowers in large, compact clusters from midsummer to early fall. Deadheading the flowers of 'Cinderella' will stimulate another bloom cycle about a month after the first one. The flowers, which are heavily laden with nectar and pollen, are particularly attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects.

Flower Color: Medium Pink
Height: 3-5 Feet     Spread: 1-3 Feet
Hardiness Zone: 3-9  
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Milkweed Growing Tips:

Asclepias incarnata grows best in moist to wet soils, but will tolerate drier conditions. This species, unlike A. tuberosa, prefers humus-rich soil. A full day of sun is best. Once established, Swamp Milkweed requires little care. Though it is perfectly cold-hardy in the north, mulching plants in winter will help prevent frost-heaving. In spring, trim back last year's growth and await the beautiful new foliage which will appear a bit later than other perennials.

'Cinderella' Characteristics & Attributes

Sun Exposure
  • Full Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Moist
  • Moderate
  • Wet
  • Cut Flower or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Fragrant
  • Native
Nature Attraction
  • Butterfly
  • Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
  • Deer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
  • Summer
  • Late Summer
  • Fall
Design Use
  • Massing
  • Border
  • Waters Edge or Bog
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