Asclepias curassavica grow and care – 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.
Asclepias curassavica for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Asclepias curassavica growing and care:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Invasive Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Summer Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Winter Pruning season: Dead flowers and stems How to prune: 30-60cm, 12-24 inches Size of the plant? Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / Half Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season? Star flowers that grow in clusters the color can be: orange, yellow or red General information about the flower:
Scientific name: Asclepias curassavica Categories of growing
Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Evergreen, Perennial plant, Shrub, Subshrub
Attract pollinators, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Autumn flowers, Summer flowers
Orange flower, Red flower, Yellow flower