fb

Or login with below

Asclepias curassavica - Plant

No image set
Note: The image is for reference purpose only.
blood flower
Fast growing plants
Sales price 199
(1 plant)
( 5 times booked in last 90 days )
All India Delivery
100,000 Happy Customers

Deal of the Day
Get Shipping Free !
Get Shipping Free today on all orders above Rs 399

** Use code FREESHIP

Asclepias curassavica, commonly known as tropical milkweed, is a flowering plant species of the milkweed genus, Asclepias. It is native to the American tropics and has a pantropical distribution as an introduced species.

Common name: blood flower
Color: Red-orange
Bloom time: June to October
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Plants do not thrive in Zones 9 to 10 without a period of refrigeration; they need a cold, dormant period. Select a site with soil that drains well. How can you tell? After a good rain, find a spot that is the first to dry out. Water trapped beneath the scales may rot the bulb, so a well-drained site is essential.

Sunlight: full sun

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: medium

Temprature: 4°c

Fertilizer: apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • Diligently water your plants.
  • Soak the entire root zone at least twice a week in dry summer weather.
  • Avoid frequent shallow sprinklings, which won’t reach the deeper roots and may encourage fungus.
  • Plants do best with 90 inches of rain per year, so unless you live in a rain forest, water regularly.


Special Feature:
Attractive foliage and flowers for beds, borders, cottage gardens, meadows and butterfly gardens. Also a good cut flower. Dried seed pods are attractive in arrangements.
Use
Medicinal use:
  • A decoction of the entire plant is used as an abortifacient.
  • The roots are commonly known as "pleurisy root" and used as an expectorant for pneumonia and pleurisy and other lung problems.
  • In Jamaica, a poultice of the root is used to treat ringworm and to stop bleeding.

Culinary use:
  • leaves

Ornamental use:
  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


Note:
for medicinal use

Reference:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://www.flowersofindia.net/

Want to write review ?

Click here to Login

What garden lovers say ... ?

There are yet no reviews for this product.

Tag cloud : buy online plant asclepias curassavica - plant,buy plants online asclepias curassavica - plant,buy online plants asclepias curassavica - plant,buy plant online asclepias curassavica - plant,buy plants online india asclepias curassavica - plant,asclepias curassavica - plants buy online,online plant nursery asclepias curassavica - plant,asclepias curassavica - plant nursery,asclepias cu

 

Flat 40% Off Top 5 Plants Pack View All

nurserylive-top-5-rose-set7
Set of 5 Enchanting Roses
( 5710 times booked in 90 days )
781 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-top-5-plants-peace-lily
Top 5 air purifier and oxygen enric
( 3185 times booked in 90 days )
1351 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-mansoon-plant1
Top 5 Monsoon Special Plants
( 770 times booked in 90 days )
1081 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-top-five-no-fail-plant2
Top 5 No Fail Plants
( 2363 times booked in 90 days )
1441 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-top-five-jasmine-plants
Top 5 Jasmine Flowering Plants
( 835 times booked in 90 days )
1201 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-hibiscus-pack
Hibiscus (Pack of 5) - Plant
( 455 times booked in 90 days )
1291 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-Money-Plant-Pack-of-4-Plant
Money Plant, Scindapsus ( Pack of 4
( 243 times booked in 90 days )
1052 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-5-planet-plants
Free Shpping Today !
 

Flat 40% Off Kitchen Garden Kit View All

nurserylive-5-easy-to-grow-vegetable-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Easy To Grow Vegetable Seeds - Ki
( 77 times booked in 90 days )
900 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-best-5-hanging-basket-veggies-kitchen-garden-pack
Best 5 Hanging Basket Veggies - Kit
( 316 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
5-easy-to-grow-herb-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Easy To Grow Herb Seeds - Kitchen
( 361 times booked in 90 days )
930 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-top-5-healthy-leafy-veggies-kitchen-garden-pack
Top 5 Healthy Leafy Veggies - Kitch
( 266 times booked in 90 days )
894 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-best-5-beans-bazar-kitchen-garden-pack
Best 5 Beans Bazar - Kitchen Garden
( 125 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-summer-vegetable-pack
Mother earth seed pack
newly launched
823 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-5-most-nutritious-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Most Nutritious Vegetables - Kitc
( 91 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !
nurserylive-favorite-5-mix-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
Favorite 5 Mix Vegetables - Kitchen
( 343 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Free Shpping Today !

Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

Ask query now

( 12000+ queries answered )

Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

Check  NOW

( 1500+ recommendations given )

Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

Read Blogs NOW

( 800+ blogs written by users )

Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

Watch videos

( 15000+ videos collection )

About

Newsletter

Subscribe to get special offers!
We promise absolutely NO SPAM.

Change language