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White Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias Perennis)
White Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias Perennis)

White Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias Perennis)

$9.99

Asclepias perennis or Aquatic or White Swamp Milkweed is a wonderful milkweed host plant for Monarch butterflies. In addition to Monarchs, it is a host plant for the less common Queen and Soldier butterflies.  If you have an area that stays too wet for other milkweeds that need well draining and dry soil, you must try this milkweed!  Hungry caterpillars will enjoy eating the leaves (and sometimes the flowers) while the butterflies will find delicious nectar in the lovely white flowers. As moisture is necessary, just make sure you take care of its watering needs. Native to South and Midwest – mostly coastal plain and along Mississippi river.

This deer resistant plant grows best in moist soils and blooms in mid-summer. Best grown in zones 6-11 (as a perennial) in full sun to medium shade . Reaches a mature size of 2' both tall and wide. 

 

Asclepias perennis or Aquatic or White Swamp Milkweed is a wonderful milkweed host plant for Monarch butterflies. In addition to Monarchs, it is a host plant for the less common Queen and Soldier butterflies.  If you have an area that stays too wet for other milkweeds that need well draining and dry soil, you must try this milkweed!  Hungry caterpillars will enjoy eating the leaves (and sometimes the flowers) while the butterflies will find delicious nectar in the lovely white flowers. As moisture is necessary, just make sure you take care of its watering needs. Native to South and Midwest – mostly coastal plain and along Mississippi river.

This deer resistant plant grows best in moist soils and blooms in mid-summer. Best grown in zones 6-11 (as a perennial) in full sun to medium shade . Reaches a mature size of 2' both tall and wide. 

 

Plant size and shape may differ from what is pictured.

For mail orders: Plants may go through shock during shipping. Upon arrival, take the plant out and water it thoroughly. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please notify us via email at sales@amgardens.com and include a photo(s) within 24 hours of plant arrival.

For in store purchases: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call us at 423-870-5000 or return the plant in its original pot/condition within 3 days. Trees and shrubs have a 1 year warranty (exceptions may apply), but we highly encourage you to give us a call or email if you notice issues with your plant. We'd love to help you figure out what's wrong and save your plant! 

Orders are shipped on Wednesdays and Thursdays; if your order is placed on a Wednesday, it may not ship until the following Wednesday. During peak season there may be delays in shipping. If it is too hot or cold, we suggest ordering during milder months to ensure plants arrive in best condition.