Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Pink, Purple
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators
Use Erosion Control
Growing Conditions Outdoor, Wet Area Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Cinderella - Butterfly Milkweed Roots

Asclepias incarnata

Seed Type Root
Also known as Swamp Milkweed 'Cinderlla', Swamp Milkweed, Swamp Silkweed,

This Cinderella is not dressed in yellow, but instead this Butterfly Milkweed's garb is pink and purple flowers that are sure to attract the finest monarchs around. Not only that, but deer do not find Cinderella appetizing- leaving plenty of room for pollinators and hummingbirds to gather.

Planting Information

Planting Cinderella - Butterfly Milkweed Roots

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 2 inches
Plant Height 18 to 30 inches
Plant Spacing 18 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bulb Size No. 1
View our Butterfly Milkweed Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
2 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 2 Sq. Ft
4 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 4 Sq. Ft
6 Roots / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 6 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Cinderella - Butterfly Milkweed Roots