Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Asclepias curassavica, Bloodflower, Tropical Butterfly Weed

Common Name: Bloodflower, Tropical Butterfly Weed

Family: Asclepiadaceae

Genus: Asclepias

Species: curassavica

Characteristics of Plant
Butterfly and Moth host.

Life Cycle
Annual
Perennial

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Height
2 - 4 feet

Reproduces By
Seed

Attractive to Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies

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