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Monarch's Banquet Tropical Milkweed Asclepias curassavica

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
3' 15" 91cm 38cm
Height: 20" - 3'
Spread: 12" - 15"
Height: 51cm - 91cm
Spread: 30cm - 38cm
Proven Selections
  • Details

    20 - 36 Inches
    12 - 15 Inches
    12 - 15 Inches
    51cm - 91cm
    30cm - 38cm
    30cm - 38cm

    Features

    Flowers are very attractive to butterflies as a nectar source.

    Fragrant Flower
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    20 - 36 Inches 51cm - 91cm
    Spacing: 
    12 - 15 Inches 30cm - 38cm
    Spread: 
    12 - 15 Inches 30cm - 38cm
    Flower Colors: 
    Orange
    Flower Shade: 
    Bright orange-red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green variegated
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun

    The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Dried Flower
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Attracts and feeds monarchs with bright red and orange flowers that are like candy for pollinators!

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