Asclepias curassavica growing subshrub or shrub of the genus Asclepias also known as Tropical milkweed or Mexican butterfly weed, Asclepias curassavica perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant and attract pollinator, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical, temperate, climate and grow in hardiness zone of 8+.
Leaves color green in lanceolate shape.
Asclepias curassavica flower
Flower color orange, yellow or red in star shape flowers grow in clusters.
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Requirements for Asclepias curassavica growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead flowers and stems
Size of the plant?
30-60cm, 12-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Star flowers that grow in clusters the color can be: orange, yellow or red
Scientific name: Asclepias curassavica