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Butterfly Magic Milkweed

Asclepias subulata x albicans 'Butterfly Magic' PPAF

SKU #44664
9-11

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
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.
STYLE
Landscape Use Hillside
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Desert Willow (Chilopsis), Agave (Agave), Beardtongue (Penstemon), Prickly Pear (Opuntia)
CARE
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.

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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.