Monarch Magnet Pineleaf Milkweed
Asclepias linaria 'Monarch Magnet' PPAF
Pronunciation: as-KLE-pee-us lin-AR-ee-uh
|Description||This naturally occurring variation of a Southwestern native was selected due to its denser growth habit, attractive form, and thick, white, ornamental flowers that are far showier than the species type. Long, slender leaves resemble the needles of a conifer. Perfect for desert wildlife gardens or rock gardens. Perennial; evergreen above 25°F.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Blooms||Spring through fall|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and 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. Prefers afternoon shade. Water once or twice a month, weekly in full sun for best appearance. Pruning is not usually necessary, and severe pruning may kill the plant. Sap may irritate skin.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:
Your climate may be too cold for this plant
This plant is not available to purchase online.
Check a local Monrovia retailer.
No Retailers found within 50 miles of your zipcode
Monrovia grows beautiful plants for every region
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.
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.