Today's bloom is Bloodflower (Asclepias curassavica)Bloom of the Day for January 28th, 2013:
Bloodflower, Swallow-wort, Butterfly Weed, Mexican Milkweed, Scarlet Milkweed (Asclepias curassavica)
Type of plant: Annuals, Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Bloom color: Red-Orange
Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall
Sun requirements: Full Sun
Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11
Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
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