Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella'
Asclepia incarnata Cinderella x 3
A lovely border plant with a semi compact growth. Likes a sunny border and blooms with spectacular pink flowers heads laced with hundreds of tiny...
This beautiful plant is indigenous to North America. Common names are Milkweed or Silkweed. It’s a lovely border plant with a semi compact growth. Likes a sunny border and blooms with spectacular pink flowers heads laced with hundreds of tiny tight clusters of flowers. Hardy and very rewarding plant, this lovely plant is great for enticing insects and butterflies into your garden, in fact the endangered Monarch Butterfly feeds exclusively on this plant.
|Botanical name||Asclepias incarnata 'Cinderella'|
|Location||Sun and shade|
|Plant spacing||30 cm|
|Preferred Soil||Any soil|
|Fully grown in||1 year|
|Full grown height||40 - 60 cm|
|Mature width||20 cm - 30 cm|
How to take care of Asclepia incarnata Cinderella x 3
Plant Asclepia incarnata Cinderella in well-drained soil mixed with some dry gravel and in full sun and light shade. Plant the root vertically so that the eye is 3-5 cm / 2 " beneath the soil surface. Asclepia incarnata Cinderella need to be watered well after planting to stimulate growth and keep moist but water sparingly after that as Asclepia incarnata Cinderella are quite drought tolerant once established. Remove the faded flower heads as soon as they appear to promote growth. PLEASE NOTE: all parts of this plant is harmful if eaten.
Please soak the bare roots for 12-18 hours (do not exceed 24 hours). This allows them to take up the maximum amount of water without doing any injury to the plant.
For additional instructions see product packaging.