Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'
Also called Ice Ballet Milkweed
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
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
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average
Landscape usesRoadside planting