ASCLEPIAS incarnata

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ASCLEPIAS incarnata

Swamp Milkweed
[Soulmate, Cinderella]
Select Item No. AG976

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1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 100 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.

Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Origin: Southern and Eastern USA: wet meadows, riverbanks, swamp.
Special Features: ASCLEPIAS incarnata has a delicate vanilla scent. Shores and marshes are its natural habitat, but also tolerates not quite as moist locations. ASCLEPIAS incarnata forms a taproot and should not possible be replanted. The botanical name refers to the flower color.
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pinkred
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: simple, lanceolate, glabrous leaves, green
Growth Habit: clumping / bushy
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / boggy / along streamsides / loamy
Characteristics: decorative fruit
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting / water or marshplant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 5.55556 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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