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Asclepias curassavica 'Red Butterfly'

Tropical Butterfly Weed

Showy clusters of red blooms with yellow-orange centers are produced all summer long (if deadheaded). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds galore. Dark green foliage is tinged with maroon. NOT perennial, but will self-sow if some seedpods are left late in the season. ANNUAL.

Prefers sun and moist, well-drained soil, but will tolerate drier soils once established.

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Description

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Pricing

96497 3 qt. 1 - $11.49 Ea.

Height:

24-36 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

9-11

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Bloom Color:

Orange, Red, Yellow

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
July
August
September
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Asclepias curassavica (Tropical Butterfly Weed)
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