Flower Namescarlet milkweed
Formal NameAsclepias curassavica
HabitatSouth America, Central America, the West Indies
Scarlet milkweed, scientific name:aclepia curaavica, is native to South America , Central America and the West Indies and is a perennial bush of the Asclepias genus , of the Apocynaceae department. The umbel stalks away from bloom flowers. Flower looks prominent orange-red petals and yellow-orange flower (Corolla) in two colors. Milkweed (Tang cotton) and called on the Japanese, came from foreign countries and is similar to fluffy white plumes grow out seeds. Is there bleeding and insecticidal effects all grass, roots and poisonous plants such as vomiting, cardiac arrhythmias, and heart failure. Potted plants, flowers, cut flowers are used. Silky gold (Asclepias curassavica ' Silky Gold') is a yellow variety. Flower language is "healthy body". Flower language is "healthy body". This is attributed to Asclepios, the doctor of Greek mythology.
Common name: Scarlet milkweed, scientific name:Asclepias curassavica , also known as: milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, Scarlet milkweed ,tropical milkweed, origin: South America, Central America, the West Indies, living type: perennial small trees, height: 30-100 cm, leaf arrangement: opposite leaf: lanceolate, inflorescence: umbel, Corolla: 5 deep cleft with Crown The flower size:1~1.5cm, flower color: vermilion Petals + yellow-orange flowers pillars (Corolla), flowering period: April-September, seeds: white Pappus the plant uses: potted plants, garden.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Petal shapeHigh cup
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeCt flower・Flower arrangement Botanic garden Garden
SeasonApr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 1.5