Swamp Milkweed aka Asclepias incarnata Seed Balls. 20 seed balls per pack.
Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata). This smaller milkweed (24" tall) has impressive bright pink flowers that attract butterflies par excellence! If you have rich moist soil in a sunny spot, don't miss the opportunity to support Monarchs and have a show shopper in your garden! An absolute favorite of the Monarch butterfly, Swamp Milkweed requires rich soils that remain moist year round. A gorgeous US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.
Plant outdoors Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the second year.
Native to Central and Eastern US
full sun to part shade and rich, moist
Moderate Water Requirement
Sow Fall, 12-24 inches apart
Swamp Milkweed is native to the following states:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
ABOUT SEED BALLS
Seed balls (seed bombs) are 1/2-inch balls of dried soil and seeds. Essentially, they are pre-planted seeds. They are great for no-till gardening and beautifying neglected landscapes. Sow by pressing the seed ball halfway into the surrounding soil. Plant in habitats in need of biodiversity. Non-GMO. Pesticide free.