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Asclepias speciosa

Family: asclepiadaceae
Common name(s): showy milkweed
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 3~4 - 9~10

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 speciosa

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (2 varieties in database) (15 photos)
  • Annie's Annuals: Asclepias speciosa 'Davis' - Catalog page with photo, basic horticultural information, and noteworthy features. (additional cultivars listed in catalog) (zone 4-10) (3 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 3-9) (9 photos)
  • Hayefield - Garden writer Nancy Ondra presents a plant growing in her garden, with description and photographs. (1 photo)
  • Iris' Garden - Gardener in the Netherlands presents a photo of this plant, with basic horticultural information. (1 photo)
  • Kansas Wildflowers & Grasses - Plant portrait with botanical details and description (7 photos)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Plant description and characteristics with notes on distribution, culture, and propagation. (26 photos)
  • Las Pilitas Nursery - Catalog page about this California native, with description and horticultural basics. (zone 4-9) (9 photos)
  • 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 3-9)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. Also seed germination records. (zone 3-9) (4 photos)
  • Southwest Colorado Wildflowers - Photos and botanical information about the species/genus. (5 photos)
  • Turner Photographics - Profile of wildflower of the US Pacific Northwest, with botanical description, habitat and distribution, and photo gallery.

Last updated:07 Jul 2017