ASCLEPIAS curassavica

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ASCLEPIAS curassavica

Blood flower, Milkweed
Select Item No. AA974

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Origin: South America, North Africa, Australia: tropical and subtropical forests.
Special Features: Petals scarlet, orange stipules. Good for annual cultivation.
Historical: Chinese medicinal plant.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: scarlet-red with orange
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z8 - Z11
Growth Habit: erect / lax / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 70 cm
Soil Requirements: average / humus rich, fertile / warm
Location:
Usage: patio plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.90476 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
525
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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