Milkweed - Carmine (Asclepias incarnata)

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Milkweed - Carmine, scientifically known as Asclepias incarnata, a remarkable perennial that will enchant your garden with its striking pink blooms. Also With its upright stems and lush green foliage, this milkweed variety adds a touch of elegance to any landscape. So Growing up to 3 to 5 feet tall, it forms attractive clusters of flowers, creating a stunning visual display.

Milkweed - Carmine is a vital host plant for monarch butterflies, providing essential habitat for their lifecycle. Moreover, it attracts bees and other pollinators with its nectar-rich flowers. Ideal for butterfly gardens and naturalized areas, this native plant thrives in moist, well-drained soil.

Embrace the beauty of Milkweed - Carmine and play a role in supporting monarch butterflies and other pollinators while enjoying its graceful presence in your garden.

Fun Facts:

  • Botanical Name: Asclepias incarnata
  • Height:  Up to 40 inches
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Color: Pink
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-9
  • Colorado Native Plant
  • Native Habitat: Wetlands, Riparian zones, stream banks, ditches

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Milkweed - Carmine (Asclepias incarnata) in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Milkweed - Carmine (Asclepias incarnata), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. By using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!