Asclepias curassavica 'Red Butterflies'
#2 Container Size

Monarch Butterfly Foodplant


Clusters of attractive buds open to bright scarlet-red and yellow flowers. This easy care plant needs little attention and provides wonderful color. Tolerates poor, unimproved soils. Ideal for butterfly gardens, habitat gardens and perennial flower gardens. A larval food plant for Monarch butterflies.


  • Light Needs: Full sun
  • Watering Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • Average Landscape Size: Quickly reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
  • Blooms: Spring thru Fall
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Garden Style: Butterfly and habitat gardens, flower gardens, cottage gardens
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: USDA Hardiness Zone: 8 - 11

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