Soulmate Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata ‘Soulmate’)
Soulmate Swamp Milkweed
Thinking about ordering the Soulmate Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata ‘Soulmate’)? Well you are in for a real treat here! This gorgeous milkweed is sure to stop people in their tracks and admire its beauty!
The flowers steal the show on this milkweed. The bright, rosy colors are truly eye-catching. When bloomed, the eye of the flower is a light pink, almost white. It almost looks like a small light heart in the middle.
Below the “heart” there are bright, rosy pink petals that create a border for the eye. The flowers grow in cute clumps to hold a satisfying texture overall!
The foliage consists of upright, green stems. There’s long leaves that decorate the stems. As a whole, this plant is gorgeous. When the sun hits the Soulmate Swamp Milkweed, you won’t believe the colors.
This perennial plant will grow to about 3 to 3 and a half feet tall. They can spread 18-24 inches, which makes them great for mass plantings! They bloom during July and August–the perfect time for color to pop in your yard!
Bring this lovely milkweed into your yard! Order the Soulmate Swamp Milkweed today!
There are many possibilities with your new Soulmate Swamp Milkweed! They have a broad native plant range, so use these in natural areas and designs for a pretty look. They’ll thrive in many climates!
On large landscapes, these can be gorgeous around the whole property! Put them out in the distance for a fantastic view through your backyard window.
They aren’t just great for natural looking landscapes–they’re versatile for anything! They look great in mixed perennial borders. They add texture and a bright color!
Another great option for the Soulmate Swamp Milkweed is planting it in your pollinator garden! They attract Monarch butterflies like crazy–you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
A rain garden is also perfect for this perennial as it stands wet soils pretty well. The bright pink will stand out in rain or shine!
Another cool thing about this plant is that you can harvest its seed pods before they break open and you can use them in dried flower arrangements!
Don’t worry if other perennials pop up before this one! The Soulmate Swamp Milkweed is known for lasting throughout late summer, so they bloom a little later than every other perennial.
They don’t grow much in their first season in the ground, so relax and be patient! In the next growing season, they will be large and thriving! It sure is a treat to watch the difference.
Explore the many possibilities with the Soulmate Swamp Milkweed–it could be a fun project!
Provide your Soulmate Swamp Milkweed with a full sun location! They love the full sun, but they can tolerate some afternoon shade. This is perfect for any yard location.
This milkweed is pretty adaptable to all soil types. They like well drained soil, but can tolerate moist soils and wet soils. They need good moisture to survive! They aren’t a fan of drying out in the summer heat.
They are known for growing in average-moist soil–this is definitely an easy plant!
Since the Soulmate Swamp Milkweed loves moisture, water it regularly in the beginning! When you first plant it, this is the most crucial time to water consistently so it can establish in its new location.
After the first growing season, they just need deep, but not regular waterings. Water when it needs it!
Check if your perennial needs water by sticking your finger in the soil near the base. If it is dry, give it a good soak. If the soil is moist, leave it alone for a little bit.
They aren’t in need of mulch unless planted in a very hot area. In those situations, they are a fan of gravel mulches, as they do best with these–but any mulch will help conserve moisture!
Naturalized plants like this aren’t in need of a food source, so fertilizer isn’t needed!
Prune your perennial in early spring if you deem necessary. You can cut off any damaged stems to ensure a gorgeous bloom in a few months!
This is, overall, a low maintenance plant! You’ll love the life and color it brings to your yard with minimal effort!
Everything is to love about this perennial! The fragrance, vivacious colors, and spreading abilities are sure to win your heart.
|Common name||Soulmate Swamp Milkweed|
|Botanical name||Asclepias incarnata 'Soulmate'|
|Height||3 - 3 1/2 ft.|
|Width||18 - 24 inches|
|Soil condition||Adaptable to Most Soils|
|Pruning time||Early Spring|