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Asclepias curassavica

Tropical Milkweed

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.


  • Category:Annuals
  • Hardiness Zone:9-11
  • Height:24-30 Inches
  • Spread:12-24 Inches

Flower Color
Orange
Red
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Container
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Moist
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Exposure
Sun
Part Sun
Additional Information about Asclepias curassavica

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.