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Asclepias currassavica

Butterfly Weed

A tropical version of our native butterfly weed. Orange and red flowers open continuously on tall, thin plants. Great for butterflies. A fun addition to large containers or annual borders.

Exposure:

Sun, Part Sun

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Height:

24-30 Inches

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Spread:

12-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

9-11

Characteristics & Attributes for Asclepias currassavica

Attributes
Low Maintenance
Long Blooming
Dried Flower
Cut Flower
Upright
Flower Color
Red
Orange
Best Usage
Container
Border or Bed
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Moist
Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
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