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DSC01582. Bloodflower
27-JUN-2006

DSC01582. Bloodflower

Asclepias curassavica

I bought it at the Herb Festival at the Farmer's Market in Asheville, North Carolina, this spring. It's labelled, "Bloodflower" and it's related to milkweed. It was sold as a butterfly attractant.

Sony Cybershot
1/200s f/2.5 at 9.7mm iso100 full exif

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Isabel Cutler03-Jul-2006 09:30
Probably haven't seen it because it's a warm weather area plant. Will probably not survive the winter here: http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/604/
Isabel
Digipets03-Jul-2006 04:08
Very pretty flower that I haven't seen around here.
Ellie
littleheifer28-Jun-2006 21:45
This is so pretty! I hope it works I want to see those butterfly photos!
Nancy
Guest 28-Jun-2006 10:36
Thought it looked similar to milkweed as soon as opening, should bring the critters to feed.
Michele Rodgers27-Jun-2006 23:26
Wonderful colors. I have never seen this before.
petesie27-Jun-2006 23:05
I can guarantee that the butterflies will love it....