Asclepias incarnata 'Soulmate'
Soulmate Swamp Milkweed
Rose Pink summer blooms are attractive to butterflies. Asclepias is milkweed that is necessary for the life cycle of the monarch butterfly. The monarch lays its eggs on the plant, they shortly hatch into larvae, eat milkweed for two weeks and then pupate. 10 days later the monarch butterfly will emerge.The nectar of it's bright orange flowers is also attractive to many other butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. Tolerant of wet spots it is often called swamp milkweed. This herbaceaous perennial can grow to 3' tall. Deer resistant.