Asclepias curassavica

Mexican Butterfly Weed is the perfect elevated plant for the wet edge. This plant grows 36 inches high and spread 6 inches. It has narrow 6-inch long dark green lance-shaped leaves.  The flowers are on long stems bearing 3 to 4 inch long clusters of deep red and yellow flowers. This plant will attract bees, butterflies and/or birds to your garden.

Common Name:      Mexican butterfly weed

Use: Tropical marginal

Flower Color: Red & Yellow

Leaf Color: Green

Height: 3’

Hardiness Zone: 9-11

Native To: North America

Available As: 2” and 4” pots