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Jul 13, 2015 3:17 PM CST
Name: Chenoa Frazer
Jacksonville Florida (Zone 8b)
anyone recognize this plant?
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Jul 13, 2015 3:47 PM CST
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Milkweed... Asclepias


http://garden.org/plants/searc...
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Jul 13, 2015 4:19 PM CST
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Jul 13, 2015 4:19 PM CST
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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I thought the yellow looked like the cultivar 'Silky Gold'

Tropical Milkweed (Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold')
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Jul 13, 2015 4:36 PM CST

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Moonhowl said:I thought the yellow looked like the cultivar 'Silky Gold'

Tropical Milkweed (Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold')

It's a different botanical species
compare inflorescence !
I tip my hat to you.
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Jul 13, 2015 5:03 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
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yes, agree they are different--A. curassavica is tropical milkweed, and only hardy zone 9 and above. A. tuberosa, butterfly weed, is hardy to zone 4.
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Jul 14, 2015 6:15 AM CST
Name: Chenoa Frazer
Jacksonville Florida (Zone 8b)
Thanks for your help, I thought the flowers looked like milkweed but the leaves looked different that the ones I am growing at home
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Jul 14, 2015 10:11 AM CST

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chenoa0125 said:Thanks for your help, I thought the flowers looked like milkweed but the leaves looked different that the ones I am growing at home


I'm sorry, I don't understand, is with the leaves? (the problem of translation)
give the picture worksheets

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Jul 14, 2015 10:59 AM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
Region: Pacific Northwest Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers
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Hi Chenoa. Can you take a photo of your one at home for us to see?
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