Special Hours

The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, due to an official government function. The Conservatory will return to normal hours December 7.

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