Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

Gold Butterfly Weed

Plant Botanical Name: 
Asclepias curassavica
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
'Silky Gold'
USBG Plant Location: 
Bartholdi Park
Sunlight: 
Full sun
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
Medium