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Asclepias curassavica
Blood Flower; Scarlet Milkweed; False Ipecac; Cancerina

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DERIVATION
Asclepias - Named for Asklepios, the god of healing in Greek mythology
curassavica - from Curaçao, Leeward Islands, W Indies
FAMILY Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)  Other Plants in the Dogbane Family
HABIT Sub-shrub
RANGE Pantropic
LEAF TYPE Evergreen
FLOWERS Red; orange (&)
HARDINESS USDA Zone 9 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun | Partial shade
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Attracts Butterflies
FAMILY APOCYNACEAE  Other Plants in the Dogbane Family
COMMON NAME(S) Blood Flower | Scarlet Milkweed | False Ipecac | Cancerina
Location Map for Asclepias curassavica (Blood Flower; Scarlet Milkweed; False Ipecac; Cancerina) - 3 Map Locations Found
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Individual Location for Asclepias curassavica:
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060928*3 2006 Tropical Conservatory
060928*4 2006 Herb Garden
060928*5 2006 Tropical Conservatory

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Asclepias curassavica has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
  Flowering by Week 1 to 52
AVE. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
 
2019 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2018 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2017 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2016 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2015 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2014 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2010 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2007 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

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  FRUITING:
When Asclepias curassavica has been observed fruiting
at Denver Botanic Gardens
  Fruiting by Week 1 to 52
2015 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

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