|Scientific Name||Asclepias spp|
|Principal Common Name||Milkweed|
|Common Name(s)||Blood Flower, Swan Plant,Goose Plant,Swamp Milkweed, Butterfly Weed.|
|Description||Most of the this group bloom in summer and are favorites for butterflies. The flowers are clusters of star shaped flowers.|
|General Comments||A favorite plant for butterfly gardening.|
|Nativity||US,S. Africa, S. America|
|Height Range||3 - 0 FT|
|Spread Range||2 - 0 FT|
|Sunset Zones||1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Flower Color||Orange : Pink : Purple : White : Yellow|
|Ease of Growing||Easy|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Butterflies : Color|
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