Plant ID forum: Milkweed (Asclepias)

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Name: Chenoa Frazer
Jacksonville Florida (Zone 8b)
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chenoa0125
Jul 13, 2015 3:17 PM CST
anyone recognize this plant?
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Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Moonhowl
Jul 13, 2015 3:47 PM CST
Milkweed... Asclepias


http://garden.org/plants/search/text.php?q=asclepias&button=

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bamira
Jul 13, 2015 3:51 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Moonhowl
Jul 13, 2015 4:19 PM CST
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Name: Jean
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Moonhowl
Jul 13, 2015 4:19 PM CST
I thought the yellow looked like the cultivar 'Silky Gold'

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold')

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bamira
Jul 13, 2015 4:36 PM CST
[quote="Moonhowl"]I thought the yellow looked like the cultivar 'Silky Gold'

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold')
It's a different botanical species
compare inflorescence !
I tip my hat to you.
yellow
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Name: Catmint/Robin
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Catmint20906
Jul 13, 2015 5:03 PM CST
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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Name: Chenoa Frazer
Jacksonville Florida (Zone 8b)
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chenoa0125
Jul 14, 2015 6:15 AM CST
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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bamira
Jul 14, 2015 10:11 AM CST
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

http://www.jeffpippen.com/plants/asclepias.htm
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Name: Catmint/Robin
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Catmint20906
Jul 14, 2015 10:59 AM CST
Hi Chenoa. Can you take a photo of your one at home for us to see?
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