Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||as-KLE-pee-us in-kar-NAH-tuh|
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 1 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid to Late Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Bee Balm (Monarda); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Sedge (Carex); Turtlehead (Chelone); Japanese Iris (Iris ensata)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9