The Dirty Gardener Asclepias Curassavica Bloodflower Tropical Milkweed Flowers, 50 Seeds

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$ 1.92 


Asclepias curassavica, commonly known as tropical milkweed, [4] is a flowering plant species of the milkweed genus, Asclepias. [2] It is native to the American tropics [5] and has a pantropical distribution as an introduced species. Other common names include bloodflower or blood flower, [4] cotton bush, [6] hierba de la cucaracha, [4] Mexican butterfly weed, redhead, [6] scarlet milkweed, [4] and wild ipecacuanha. [4]

  • The perennial bloodflower shrub adds a rich splash of orange-red to any garden
  • It's sweet scent attracts monarch butterflies
  • A fun addition to bouquets and flower arrangements
  • Easy to grow, requires little maintenance and thrives in zones 3-9
  • Grows up to 4 feet in height and does well in full sun to partial shade

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