Milkweed, ‘Oscar’ Hairy Balls



Gomphocarpus physocarpus or Asclepias physocarpa

Plants develop large, lime green, papery seed pods that earn its nickname. Although not a native milkweed, this variety is very popular with monarch caterpillars! A striking addition to the landscape, plants can reach 4’ in height, with gracefully arched branches. Seed pods are a beautiful addition in flower arrangements. Open pollinated.

Note: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. The milky sap may cause skin irritation in sensitive individuals.