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Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Promise' - Tropical Milkweed - Apocynaceae (The Dogbane Family)
Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Promise' - Tropical Milkweed - Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Promise' is a variegated milkweed with blooms in scarlet red and orange all summer and fall.
Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Promise' - Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Promise' is a variegated milkweed with blooms in scarlet red and orange all summer and fall.


 
11cm/15cm
Price: $15.99
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: 12-24"
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: Red

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Most orders ship May 1-June 20 depending on when plants are ready.
Product Code: 9832
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Description Fine Print
 
Asclepias curassavica 'Monarch's Promise' is a gorgeous variegated cultivar of this species of milkweed. A tender perennial when grown in Canada with stunning blooms in scarlet red and orange from June to October followed by pods opening to reveal silky fibres. Its bloom period is much longer and its fiery colours unique amongst the whites and pinks of the other species. Hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies (including Monarchs) are attracted to the flowers.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Summer - Fall
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Foliage Colour: Variegated - Cream/White
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Butterflies, Bees, Hummingbirds
  • Habitat:
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No

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