Narrowleaf Milkweed

Asclepias fascicularis

SKU
42789
Native to western North America, this easy care plant is a must-have in a wildlife garden. Clusters of lavender-tinted white flowers bloom above thin stems whorled with long, pointed leaves. Tolerates a variety of soils including sandy, clay, and saline. Ideal for naturalized areas, meadows, and borders. Drought tolerant. An herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, does not need water.

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Botanical Pronunciationas-KLE-pee-us fa-sik-yoo-LARE-is
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 2 ft to 3 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic, Xeric
Landscape UseBorder, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Naturalized Areas
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Heat Loving
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, does not need water.

Plant in full sun and mulch heavily. Water well the first month to establish. Can tolerate boggy soils in winter and dry periods of drought in summer, as well as salty coastal soils. Remove dried stems in late fall when they can easily break off at the ground, or leave as a nesting material for birds.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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