ASCLEPIAS curassavica

Product 3426 From 3851

ASCLEPIAS curassavica

Blood flower, Milkweed
Select Item No. AA974


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
Usage: patio plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.63158 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
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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