Please, can you id this plant?

suetran1(7NC)June 2, 2010

I found this plant in the park in NC, I hope someone can help me to ID this. The flower is softer than hoya, but it is so beautiful. Thanks

Sue

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Jan Sword

It's some type of milkweed, hoya family.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2010 at 7:49PM
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suetran1(7NC)

Thanks jan.
Now I can recherche about this plant, I just love it.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2010 at 8:02PM
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suetran1(7NC)

I found it. This one is Asclepias variegata, White Milkweed.
sue

    Bookmark   June 2, 2010 at 8:42PM
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mdahms1979

What a beautiful flower Sue.
There are many beautiful Asclepias species that can be grown in the garden in the U.S and Canada. I have grown three or four species potted but I eventually loose the hardy species during their dormancy after several years. The scent from some milkweeds is just as nice as many Hoyas.

Here are a few of my plants.

Asclepias viridis

Asclepias curissavica

Asclepias tuberosa

Mike

    Bookmark   June 3, 2010 at 12:53AM
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suetran1(7NC)

Thanks Mike
I got a plant, just in a few days, it starts come out babies.
Your plants so beautiful, I will check it out to see if I can grow in the garden.
sue

    Bookmark   June 3, 2010 at 9:57AM
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