Are these milkweed blooms

haxuan(Vietnam)August 7, 2010

I have this plant growing in my garden for more than a year. Initially I picked it up along the road.

Recently it blooms. I wonder if it's a milkweed plant?

Many thanks for your inputs.

Xuan

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roper2008 (7b)(7b)

Looks like milkweed flower to me. On the Butterfly weed the leaves
are narrow. Looks like yours are, but hard to tell.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2010 at 9:20AM
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midnightsmum (Z4, ON)

Our wild milkweed here has the wide leaves, and the flowers are very similar, but pink. They are also fabulous fragrant - are yours fragrant?? Pretty flowers!!

Nancy.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2010 at 12:53PM
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dyhgarden(7b)

looks like milkweed - asclepias curassavica variety.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2010 at 3:33PM
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haxuan(Vietnam)

Thank you very much for the confirmation.

Xuan

    Bookmark   August 8, 2010 at 12:32AM
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organic_kitten(8)

Yes, It is indeed milkweed. Here is my similar plant with a visitor:

kay

    Bookmark   August 9, 2010 at 4:03PM
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