Butterfly Weed ‘Silky Scarlet’

Asclepias curassavica Silky Gold’

An exotic scarlet and golden yellow variety of tropical milkweed from South America. Large clusters of scarlet and golden yellow flowers are displayed against yellow-green foliage. This easy-care plant mixes beautifully with other tall perennials and is ideal for naturalized areas, meadows, and borders. Essential food source for the monarch butterfly larvae. 

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Product Description

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Flower Color:
Red/Golden Yellow

Height:
3-4 Feet

Width:
2-3 Feet

Characteristics:
* Host Plant For Monarch Butterfly Larvae
* Attracts Butterflies

Soil:
Moist, Well drained soil

Zone:
Annual