Perennial

Asclepias incarnata Ice Ballet

Ice Ballet Swamp Milkweed

  • Attracts butterflies and other beneficial insects
  • Deeply green, lance-like leaves
  • Fragrant white blooms
  • Nectar laden blooms attract hummingbirds
  • Important host plant for Monarch butterflies
  • Makes a long lasting cut flower
  • Deer resistant
  • Thrives in moist to wet sunny areas

Deep green, lance-like leaves line upright stems that end with flattened masses of lightly fragrant white flowers in early to mid summer. It is perfect for grouping in the back of the garden and thrives in moist to wet areas. This is an essential nectar source for native butterflies and insects.

Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

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