ASCLEPIAS incarnata

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ASCLEPIAS incarnata

Swamp Milkweed
[Soulmate, Cinderella]
Select Item No. AA976

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Origin: Southern and Eastern USA: wet meadows, riverbanks, swamp.
Special Features: ASCLEPIAS incarnata has a delicate vanilla scent. Found in their natural habitat on the banks and swamps, but also tolerates not quite as wet locations. ASCLEPIAS incarnata forms a taproot and should not be transplanted. 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: lanceolate, glossy, green
Growth Habit: clumping / bushy
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / boggy / along streamsides / loamy
Location:
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!):
180
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
20 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
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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