Asclepias curassavica



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Botanical Name: Asclepias curassavica

Common Name: Blood Flower, Scarlet Milkweed, Bloodflower

An evergreen perennial shrub, often grown as an annual. Rich green leaves are long, elliptical, and arranged in opposite pairs. Tiny star-shaped flowers grow in clusters of rich, warm colors. Attracts many beneficial insects, especially the Monarch butterfly.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 8, 9, 12 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 2 - 3 feet

Mature Width: 2 - 3 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun

Water Needs: Moderate

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