Asclepias curassavica - Yellow Milkweed, Butterfly Weed

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Asclepias curassavica - Yellow Milkweed, Butterfly Weed

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

Yellow 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