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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    A pollinator friendly plant, loved by bees and monarchs alike, this tall perennial adds later season color to the garden. It is native to Fairfax County, Virginia.

    Latin Name

    Asclepias incarnata


    Family

    Apocynaceae


    Also Known As

    Rose Milkweed White Indian Hemp


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    July - August


    Seasons

    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 5'
    Max Spread: 3'

    Uses

  • Flower Border
  • Naturalize
  • Rain Garden

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Clay Soil
  • Deer
  • Wet Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Toxicity

    Do not ingest

    Colors


    Native Range

    Eastern United States


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