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Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Banquet' - Tropical Milkweed - Apocynaceae (The Dogbane Family)
Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Banquet' - Tropical Milkweed - Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Banquet' is a tender variegated milkweed with nectar-rich blooms in bright orange-reds all summer long.
Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Banquet' - Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Banquet' is a tender variegated milkweed with nectar-rich blooms in bright orange-reds all summer long.


 
11cm/15cm
Price: $19.99
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: Orange


Availability: Shipping begins in May/June when plants are ready.
Product Code: 12475
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Description Fine Print
 
Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Banquet' is a gorgeous, long-blooming variegated cultivar of this species of milkweed with grey-green foliage with variable creamy yellow and creamy white edges. It is a tender perennial when grown in Canada with stunning blooms in bright orange-red through the summer months followed by pods opening to reveal silky fibres. Provides vertical appeal along with pollinator activity (including Monarch butterflies) that are attracted to its fragrant, colourful and nectar-rich flowers. Deer resistant. Can be protected in winter above freezing to grow for next year.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Foliage Colour: Variegated - Cream/White, Green
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Butterflies, Bees, Hummingbirds
  • Habitat:
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No


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