Narrow-Leafed Milkweed … Homepage / Seed / Milkweed / Narrow Leaf Milkweed Seeds For Sale. The 1-gallon narrow leaf milkweed is on sale at 20% off for $6.40 and the 4 inch pots are on sale at 20% too at $4 each. Adaptable to high and low water, heat and any garden soil – including CLAY – this is probably the easiest CA native Milkweed you can grow. *Due to CA agricultural regulations, we’re required to treat Asclepias plants with BT (a non-toxic, naturally occurring biological larvicide) to help combat the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). The blooms occur on upright thin stems clad with long, narrow, pointed leaves. Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot. Extensive display gardens to explore and unique plants for sale. Don’t be surprised that during winter months your milkweed will look like it’s dead. Giant Milkweed has a large silver leaf and gets a unique purple flower. Leaves are in whorls of 3-5, often with axillary clusters of small leaves. 2016-08-18T15:31:42-07:00 By Ron Vanderhoff | California Friendly Garden Solutions, Gardening | 2 Comments. Keep soil moist. directions, 1.888.266.4370 Narrow-leaved Milkweed has narrow leaves, hence the name, and a wide native range. Narrow Leaved Milkweed - Asclepias fascicularis a perennial, is one of four species of Milkweed found in the Santa Monica Mountains, grows in grassland habitats and flowers from late May into the first days of Fall. Planting a block of milkweed is the easiest way to help rebound the plummeting population of this beloved butterfly, but you might choose to plant it based on looks alone! Individual flowers are about ¼ inch long, pale greenish white with 5 flaring petals and a 5-parted crown. It is a ‘must-have’ for butterfly gardens. Sow in early. The hoods are also greenish white. This hardy perennial grows from 24" - 48" tall and blooms from May until October. Once sprouted, milkweed thrives on neglect. Deer resistant! Milkweed performs best in full sun with well draining, moist or dry soil. narrow-leaf milkweed, the corolla is reflexed, greenish white, sometimes tinged purple. 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM MON-FRI, Asclepias fascicularis "Narrow Leaved Milkweed". https://sandiegoseedcompany.com/shop/pollinator-plants/narrow-leaf-milkweed Starting around November, leaves will quickly yellow and begin to dry. Seeds need light to germinate so just gently press them into the soil on their sides without burying them. It looks very similar to the fascularis in the photos above. Mexican whorled milkweed narrowleaf milkweed This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. However, this is not a native milkweed to the United States so I do not recommend planting this. © California Native Plant Society. Narrow leaf milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis), by Madena Asbell. Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis) is a host plant for the Monarch Butterfly and is adaptable to most growing conditions and soil types. Narrow-leaf Milkweed is perennial plant, meaning that it goes dormant for part of the year. Learn more about Monrovia plants and best practices for best possible plant performance. Narrow leaf milkweed is a robust perennial native to many habitats and conditions across all of California. It blooms in clusters of lavender, pale pink, purple, white, to greenish shades of flowers. For propagating by seed: No treatment. Still, we think the rewards make these species worth the search. Giant Milkweed can be used as a substitute for other milkweeds or as a supplement to the ones you already have. Milkweed and Butterfly Weed plants, both members of the Asclepias family, are the sole food source for Monarch butterfly caterpillars. across (10-12 cm), of lavender and white, starry flowers from early summer to fall. This is one of the many milkweeds on which the female Monarchs will lay their eggs so the baby caterpillars can eat and grow. All rights reserved. Each Scout took her plant home to grow larger and then plant in her yard. Many branching stems and long narrow leaves make a nice bushy 3' x 3' form topped with plentiful and pretty 2" creamy-pink clusters from June to Sept. Another very important host plant for Monarch butterfly caterpillars and nectar source for other butterflies as well. Adaptable to high and low water, heat and any garden soil – including CLAY – this is probably the easiest CA native Milkweed you can grow. $10.00 Broadleaf milkweed seed packet, Asclepias latifolia. It creates interesting button flowers in white with pink and grows up to 4 tall. 3*, 7*, 8*, 9*, 10, 14*, 15*, 16, 17, 18*, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, Found in many settings including valleys, foothills, canyons, mountains, often dry areas, occasionally in wetlands, Annual Precipitation: 3.8" - 117.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.13" - 3.60", Coldest Month: 23.0" - 59.2", Hottest Month: 42.6" - 87.9", Humidity: 0.47" - 40.28", Elevation: -180" - 11144", Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University. The horns are longer than the hoods. Unlike Tropical Milkweed, which retains its foliage all year, Narrow-leaf goes completely dormant in winter. Narrow-leaf milkweed is a glabrous perennial with glabrous to ascending stems. Asclepias fascicularis is commonly known as Narrowleaf milkweed or Mexican whorled milkweed and is a common host plant for Monarch butterflies in the Western US. Asclepias eriocarpa. Asclepias fascicularis (Narrowleaf Milkweed) is a flowering perennial boasting attractive clusters, 4-5 in. Give it full sun and well-drained soil. Some seeds germinate in as little as 2 weeks after planting, but others in the same bed may continue to germinate for 1-2 months after that. Every winter this species will go dormant, and so will the butterflies. Most young milkweed plants will need about a foot of space between them to allow for healthy growth. A host plant for Monarch populations on the West Coast and Great Basin, this ornamental species is easy to grow and thrives in a wide range of growing conditions. Asclepias fascicularis is a flowering perennial sending up many thin, erect stems and bearing distinctive long pointed leaves which are very narrow and often whorled about the stem, giving the plant its common names. $8.00 Sold out To help the monarchs, get passionate about milkweed. The horns are mostly absent, or barely longer than the hoods in the crown. Tolerates Saline Soil. California Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis) is western native species that enhances the landscape with its huge white flower clusters and big, narrow leaves. If you plan to introduce Monarch caterpillars to this plant, we recommend letting it establish for one season (3 mo.) This plant is great for a butterfly garden as it is a host plant for the caterpillars of the Monarch butterfly. Ships dormant until April. Gets bigger and better every year and can spread to form small colonies. It tends to go dormant in the winter and regenerate the next year. Richmond, CA 94801 Monrovia's Narrowleaf Milkweed details and information. Narrow-leaf Milkweed (Mexican whorled milkweed), Asclepias fascicularis Milkweed plants are neonicotinoid and pesticide free! This easy to grow plant is often part of wildlife gardens and restoration projects where it can be planted from seed to mix with native grasses and wildflowers. 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