Belonging to the Asclepias genus (Asclepias tuberosa 'Red'), Red is a variety of Butterfly weed. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Cerise red, and typically produces a medium vanilla or cinnamon fragrance. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Red is known for its Erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.52 metres (4.94 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.
United States is believed to be where Red originates from.
Red Butterfly weed needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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The genus name asclepias honors the Greek god of medicine Asklepios.