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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.
- Hardiness Zone:9-11
- Height:24-36 Inches
- Spread:18-24 Inches
- Bloom Color:
Prefers sun and moist, well-drained soil, but will tolerate drier soils once established.