Swamp Milkweed

beegood_gwJanuary 18, 2011

Will it grow in Zone 3 and if it does where can I get some? TIA

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nutsaboutflowers(2b/3a)

I just got my Botanus catalogue this afternoon and they have it, if it's Asclepias Incarnata "Cinderella" that you'd like. It says it's Zone 3-9. I was thinking of trying it.

www.botanus.com

You can find it under Featured Items - What's New this Season

If you haven't dealt with Botanus before, they're helpful and friendly on the phone. I bought about 140 bulbs from them in the fall.

    Bookmark   January 18, 2011 at 5:58PM
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beegood_gw

Thank you so much. Will give them a try.

    Bookmark   January 18, 2011 at 7:18PM
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beegood_gw

Well I did it. Ordered the plant and of course got carried away and got other plants as well. And you were right they are so friendly and helpful Thanks again

    Bookmark   January 19, 2011 at 1:32PM
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nutsaboutflowers(2b/3a)

Beegood - Can you believe that I ended up forgetting about the milkweed from Botanus when I ordered from there, and also forgot that I had found and ordered seeds for them from Vesey's. Must be from too many catalogues and websites. Or, the cold weather is making my memory foggy.

Maybe we could do a comparison later between the bare root and from seed. Which color did you order?

    Bookmark   February 28, 2011 at 7:40PM
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beegood_gw

I know what you mean by the cold making the brain foggy. It's minus 36 out here . I ordered the pinkish one and unless we get warm weather before July it may have to spend the summer in a pot.What little snow that had sort of settled got replaced by even more. Like a diet. Lose a little and gain back twice as much. Yes we will have to compare between seeds and bare root.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2011 at 9:54AM
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