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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

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.