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Asclepias Curassavica

Botanical Name:

Asclepias curassavica

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrubs, Herb/Forb, Annual, Poisonous

Lifespan

Perennial, Annual

Flower

Brilliant orange-red with yellow flowers in clusters; 5-parted

Fruit

fruit dry and inflated, erect follicle and with many hair-tufted seeds

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Bees

Moths

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Gentianales

Family

Apocynaceae

Genus

Asclepias

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