Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella'
|Description||A must-have for sunny gardens! One of the most beautiful milkweeds, this selection, with its glowing red flowers, has much more refined foliage and a tidier habit. Large, vanilla-scented flower clusters rise up among the long, lush leaves all summer long. Tolerates swampy, boggy conditions. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Mid to Late Summer|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 1 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Care||Thrives in average soils with consistent moisture, even boggy conditions and standing water. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.|
|Lore||The milkweed family of North American plants is named Asclepias after Asklepios, the famous Greek God of Medicine, since the plants have long been used in herbal medicine.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.