Milkweed (Asclepias curassavica)

Attractive upright plant with long narrow leaves and cluster of lantana-like flowers at the ends of the stems. Long blooming annual. Attractive flowers and leaves. Attractive seed pods. Attracts butterflies. Milky sap may be irritating to some.

  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 18 - 24 Inches
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Bloom Color: Orange, Red, White
  • Bloom Season: June - October
  • Hardiness: Tender Annual
  • Size: Medium
Caring for Milkweed
  • Full sun and well-drained soil