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Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'

Also called Ice Ballet Milkweed


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Photo courtesy of Jelitto Seed

Photo courtesy of Jelitto Seed

More About Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'

  • Vanilla-scented white flowers are followed by attractive seed pods
  • Food source for Monarch butterflies
  • Commonly found in swamps or wetland landscapes
  • White selection of the native Asclepias incarnata
  • Bloom Time: July to August

Zone:

3

Height:

90-120 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

White
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Milkweed Growing and Maintenance Tips

Although tolerant of drier soils, swamp milkweed thrives in moist to wet soils. Once flowering is complete, it is best to leave dead flowers untouched as attractive seed pods will follow. Very slow to emerge in spring. 


Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Seed

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'

Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Milkweed