Balloon Plant

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Asclepias physocarpus cv. Oscar
Common Name: Balloon Plant
Garden: Promenade
Height: 24-48 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Flower Color: Green
Special Characteristics:
  • Elongated 2 1/2"
  • balloon-like pale green pods covered with spiky hairs distinguish this milkweed with narrow, pointed foiliage and pretty, creamy white blooms in late summer. Fabulous cut for interest and texture, fresh or dried. From South Africa.