A picture of a Milkweed

Milkweed

Calotropis spp.

Calotropis gigantea by Jeevan Jose (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Flowering

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Milkweed

A close up of some pink Calotropis flowers with green leaves
A close up of a green Calotropis plant
A close up of a purple and white Calotropis flower
A close up of a green Calotropis plant in a garden with white flower buds

Milkweed Overview

Calotropis is a small genus containing just 3 species in the Apocynaceae family. These plants produce showy, white and purple-green blooms which are starry in appearance and they are commonly known as Milkweed after the milky latex sap they produce.

Special features of Milkweed

Attractive flowers