Gomphocarpus physocarpus: Asclepias physocarpa is the former botanical name , Goose plant, Giant swan milkweed, Hairy balls, Family jewels, Oscar.
Common names: balloon milkweed, balloon wild cotton, hairy balls, bindweed.. Gomphocarpus physocarpus is a food plant for the larva of the African monarch.
It's a large plant, over 6 feet tall, and in late summer, when covered in.. In late summer it's a mix of charming, white flowers and hairy balls.
I've recently acquired seeds for this plant. Has anybody grown it before and can share some tips? I saw some on sale at WF that day, next to the.
Drooping clusters of tiny star-shaped flowers followed by large, inflated, golden- green hairy balls of seed pods. Good plant for borders/cut flower arrangements.
Balloon Milkweed, Goose Plant, Giant Swan Milkweed, Hairy Balls Milkweed, Milkweed Asclepias syriaca Culture Milkweed is a downy perennial plant that.
Full size picture of Swan Plant, Balloon Plant, Cotton-bush, Oscar, Hairy Balls, Giant Swan Milkweed (Gomphocarpus physocarpus).
Big hairy balls, the flower you never knew you needed to grow small spring & summer flowers. Zinnas are heat loving plants. Zinnas are heat loving plants.
English: balloon gomphocarpus; balloon milkweed; balloon plant;.. balmelkbossie; bindweed; hairy balls; umangwazane; umbababa; umbemiso;.. as a fibre crop and it was first collected outside cultivation in (Motooka et al., ).