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Funastrum clausum, Sarcostemma clausum , White Milkweed-vine

Funastrum clausum, Sarcostemma clausum

White Milkweed-vine
Family: Apocynaceae   (Formerly:Asclepiadaceae)
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Origin: Florida
Vine or creeperFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

It has a variety of horticultural uses and can be grown in a moist, sunny area wherever a vigorous, freely flowering vine is desired. It is also highly recommended for insect and butterfly gardens since the sweetly fragrant flowers attract a wide variety of insects and the foliage is eaten by the caterpillars of monarch, queen, and soldier butterflies.


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Funastrum clausum, Sarcostemma clausum , White Milkweed-vine
Funastrum clausum, Sarcostemma clausum , White Milkweed-vine


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