Flower-visitors, nectar production, and inflorescence size of Asclepias
For butterflies galore, you might also consider growing an assortment of Asclepias
, or milkweed plants.
Wight, Epipremnun aureum (Linden & Andre) Bunt, Asclepias
tuberosa was not recorded in 2000, but two plants flowered in the study plots and several were noted outside the study plots during 2001.
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The monarch's host plant is Asclepias
curassavica, the milkweed plant.
based manufacturer that has been promoting the benefits of Asclepias
Syriaca, also known as the common milkweed.
MBA (Uganda) Shana Mohan, MA candidate (South Africa) Honorable Annette Mukabera (Uganda) Asclepias
Rachmi Soerjono, Ph.
For future butterfly populations I set up a "puddling" area where monarchs, yellow and even tiny white butterflies could sip nectar from a newly planted Asclepias
(milkweed), a butterfly favorite.
The preferred plants were butterfly weed, Asclepias
Texas amsonia] ASCLEPIADACEAE Asclepias
Typical herbs include Asclepias
viridiflora, Coreopsis lanceolata, Croton monanthogynus, Dalea candida, Erigeron strigosus, Euphorbia corollata, Heliotropum tenellum, Heterotheca camporum, Houstonia nigricans, Hypericum sphaerocarpon, Liatris squarrosa, Linum sulcatum, Lithospermum canescens, Lobelia spicata, Mirabilis albida, Penstemon tenuiflorus, Solidago nemoralis, Symphyotrichum patens, Silphium laciniatum and Verbena simplex.
Females lay 500-700 eggs on the underside of leaves of milkweeds (family Asclepidaceae: Asclepias
The expectorant and anti inflammatory actions of Asclepias
tuberosa may assist COPD patients however this herb is contraindicated in patients taking digoxin (Hoffman 2003).
The bride carried a nosegay-style bouquet of green mini-hydrangeas, green and pink Gerberas, and orange asclepias
, wrapped in azalea ribbon.