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Swamp Milkweed Seeds - Carmine

Swamp Milkweed Seeds - Carmine

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $6.09
1 Ounce $60.89
1/4 Pound $173.29 ($43.32/ounce) 29% Savings
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  • A tall heirloom cultivar that boasts fragrant pink florets
  • Tall growing perennial pollinator attractor
  • Heirloom variety with fragrant pink & purple summer blooms
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Pink
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height 40 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Poor Soil Tolerant, Wet Area Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Swamp Milkweed Seeds - Carmine

Asclepias incarnata

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Grow Butterfly Weed Seeds - Plant Swamp Milkweed Carmine

Named Butterfly Weed for a reason, this attractive and fragrant perennial will draw butterflies (and bees, and birds!) to your garden like a magnet! Impossibly attractive to pollinators, it almost doesn't matter that Carmine Butterfly Milkweed offers lovely purple/pink blooms from summer through early fall.

Planting Information

Planting Swamp Milkweed Seeds - Carmine

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Stratification
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 15 to 18 inches
Plant Height 40 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Asclepias Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 42 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 6,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 24,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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