Butterfly Milkweed Roots - Cinderella

Butterfly Milkweed Roots - Cinderella

Plant in Spring Pre-Order: Ships Spring 2025
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Size Price Savings Quantity
2 Roots Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $12.59
4 Roots Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $22.09 12% Savings
6 Roots Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring $31.49 ($5.25/each) 17% Savings
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  • This humble and hardworking perennial is a gardener's favorite
  • The Monarch Butterfly Attractor, Beautiful Native Wildflower
  • Tuberous-Rooted Herbaceous Perennial, Summer Blooming until Fall
  • This perennial will bloom to it's potential in the following growing season
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Pink, Purple
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 18 to 30 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators
Use Erosion Control
Growing Conditions Outdoor, Wet Area Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Butterfly Milkweed Roots - Cinderella

Asclepias incarnata

Seed Type Root
Also known as Swamp Milkweed 'Cinderlla', Swamp Milkweed, Swamp Silkweed,

If your garden has been working overtime, but still isn't getting the recognition it deserves from the monarchs, perhaps it's time to bring in Cinderella. Cinderella Butterfly Milkweed is a hard-working native wildflower that produces purple and pink blooms that are attractive to hummingbirds and various pollinators. Not only does it look great, work hard, and attract monarchs, but this Cinderella requires no glass slippers.

Planting Information

Planting Butterfly Milkweed Roots - Cinderella

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 2 inches
Plant Spacing 18 inches
Plant Height 18 to 30 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bulb Size No. 1
View our Butterfly Milkweed Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Recommended Coverage
2 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 2 Sq. Ft
4 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 4 Sq. Ft
6 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 6 Sq. Ft

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