Butterfly Magic Milkweed
Asclepias subulata x albicans 'Butterfly Magic' PPAF
|Description||Discovered by Civano Growers from a group of naturally hybridizing Asclepias subulata and Asclepias albicans, this variety was found to be sturdier and fuller than most. Native to the Sonoran Desert, this pollinator plant is naturally heat and drought tolerant, with cream-colored flowers that butterflies love. Thick stems that rarely produce leaves lend a grass-like appearance. Perfect for desert wildlife gardens or rock gardens. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Once established, water once a month.|
|Blooms||Spring into fall|
|Mature Size||Reaches 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Companion Plants||Desert Willow (Chilopsis), Agave (Agave), Beardtongue (Penstemon), Prickly Pear (Opuntia)|
|Care||At home in a desert climate, with rocky, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil. Once established, water once a month. Cut overgrown clumps to their base in winter to encourage new growth. Sap may irritate skin.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.