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Asclepias fascicularis - Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Seed)

Asclepias fascicularis - Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Seed)

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  • Asclepias fascicularis - Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Seed)
    • Asclepias fascicularis - Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Seed)
    • Asclepias fascicularis - Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Seed)
    • Asclepias fascicularis - Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Seed)

    Asclepias fascicularis - Narrow Leaf Milkweed (Seed)

    One of our locally native species. It has bright green foliage and intricate flower clusters. Spreads to form small colonies. Milkweeds are the only food source for the Monarch and Striated Queen caterpillars. Caution: all parts toxic.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameAsclepias fascicularis
    Common NameNarrow Leaf Milkweed
    Plant TypePerennials
    Height by Width4ft. x 5ft.
    Flower ColorPink, Magenta, Rose, White, Cream, Yellow, Gold
    Flowering MonthsMay, June, July, August, September, October
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonSpring/Summer
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
    Seeds Per Packet270

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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