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Asclepias curassavica - Red Milkweed, Butterfly Weed

Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersIrritatingAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Butterfly weed - great butterfly attractor! Drought tolerant, tough plant.
This plant is very attractive to butterflies. Long bloom period from late spring throughout the summer. Flowers are a nectar source for many butterflies and leaves are a food source for monarch butterfly larvae (caterpillars).

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot, large plant