Asclepias curassavica "Silky Deep Red" - Red Butterflyweed

 

 

Native to South America
Semi-Evergreen Perennial

Sun: Sun to Partial Shade
Water: Moderate
Size: 3 to 4 ft tall

Brilliant red/yellow blooms atop each stem in fall. Green leafy stems. Hardy to 15F.  Can be grown as an annual; collected seeds can be planted in spring.  Attracts Monarch butterflies.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

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