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Asclepias curassavica

Family: asclepiadaceae
Common name(s): tropical milkweed; bloodflower
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 8~9 - 11

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Asclepias curassavica

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (5 varieties in database) (62 photos)
  • Annie's Annuals - Catalog page with photo, basic horticultural information, and noteworthy features. (additional cultivars listed in catalog) (zone 8-11) (2 photos)
  • Cal's Plant of the Week - Profile for plant, primarily relating to pot culture, with notes on culture and propagation. (1 photo)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 8-11) (57 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (zone 9) (6 photos)
  • Floridata - Illustrated informative profile page with notes on culture, usage, and noteworthy features. (zone 8-11) (2 photos)
  • Iris' Garden - Gardener in the Netherlands presents a photo of this plant, with basic horticultural information. (1 photo)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 9-11) (8 photos)
  • North Carolina State University factsheet - Plant profile with horticultural details and comments (1 photo)
  • Ontario Rock Garden Society - Germination information
  • Ontario Rock Garden Society - Plant of the month profile (6 photos)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. Also seed germination records. (6 photos)
  • Smith College Botanic Garden - Photos of the species (habit, flower, leaf) (3 photos)

Last updated:22 May 2017