Cinderella Milkweed

Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella'

Pronunciation: as-KLE-pee-us in-kar-NAH-tuh
SKU #02359
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Problems/Solutions Rabbit Resistant, Very Wet Areas
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Bee Balm (Monarda); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Sedge (Carex); Turtlehead (Chelone); Japanese Iris (Iris ensata)
CARE
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.
HISTORY
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

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