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Milkweed WHITE SWAMP Flowering Butterfly Garden Live Water Plant Asclepis perennis Starter Size 4 Inch Pot Emerald R

Milkweed WHITE SWAMP Flowering Butterfly Garden Live Water Plant Asclepis perennis Starter Size 4 Inch Pot Emerald R
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Asclepis perennis or White Swamp Milkweed is similar to others in the Milkweed family; its cymes of flowers attract butterflies. This is ,however, an unusual characteristic for a white flowering plant as pollinators are not typically drawn to this color. It is easy to confuse this species with the aggressive Swamp Milkweed, but the two are quite different. White Swamp Milkweed has an easily manageable growth habit and does not spread prolifically.

White Swamp Milkweed is native to the sloughs of the Southern United states and can be found growing in many wet areas down to the Gulf Coast. As its name implies, this plant prefers swampy soil conditions where water fluctuation intermittently saturates the soil. In contrast to other members of the milkweed family, White Swamp Milkweed does not produce fluffy seeds designed for transport via air. Instead, its seeds appear to have small wings that allow them to float on top of water and be carried to their next location.

Condition: One (1) Well rooted, starter size plant growing and shipped in a 4 inch diameter plastic pot. Plant will be a minimum of about 6 to 8 inches tall and unlikely to have bloom or bud at the time of shipping. *Limited Conditional Warranty: Warranty is limited to guaranteeing plants will arrive safely and in good and healthy condition, and is conditioned on Seller receiving prompt notice (within 24 hours of delivery) of any problem with the condition accompanied by photo validation. No other additional, extended or long term Warranty is expressed or implied.
  • Brand: Emerald Goddess Gardens
  • Common Name: White Swamp Milkweed
  • Bloom Form: Cyme
  • Mature Size: 2 feet
  • Fragrance: None
  • Suggested Uses: Focal, accent, urban, butterfly garden, potted
  • House Plant Adapative: NO
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Limited Conditional Warranty: Healthy Arrival
  • Extended Long Term Warranty: None
  • Manufacturer:Emerald Goddess Gardens
  • Climate: Tropical
  • Color: White
  • Special Features: Butterfly plant, salt tolerant, long lasting bloom, water plant
  • Species: Asclepis perennis
  • Sunlight: Best in full sun
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: 10,11
  • Watering: Heavy
  • Model: SWAM-MILK-WHT-04
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1875lbs
  • 0 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Emerald Goddess Gardens

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