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Asclepias spp


Blood Flower, Swan Plant,goose Plant,swamp Milkweed, Butterfly Weed.
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Asclepias spp
Principal Common Name Milkweed
Common Name(s) Blood Flower, Swan Plant,Goose Plant,Swamp Milkweed, Butterfly Weed.
Description Most of the this group bloom in summer and are favorites for butterflies. The flowers are clusters of star shaped flowers.
General Comments A favorite plant for butterfly gardening.
Nativity US,S. Africa, S. America
Height Range 3 - 0 FT
Spread Range 2 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray-Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color Orange : Pink : Purple : White : Yellow
Flower Time Summer
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Butterflies : Color

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