Mexican Milkweed- I Planted Roots on Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson from the April 2014 Edition Asclepias curassavica Family: Asclepiadaceae (Also known as Blood-flower, Butterfly Weed, Scarlet Milkweed, Tropical Milkweed, Swallow-Wort, Red Cottonweed, Indian Root or Silkweed.) If you have a Mexican Milkweed growing around your home and somewhat fluently understand butterfly (and what self-respecting gardener doesn’t!) you have probably heard visiting Monarch’s enthusiastically exclaim, “Yum! […]

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