Asclepias fascicularis

Narrow leaf Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae

Exposure

Full sun

Water

No summer water

Form

Perennial

Height

2 feet

Flower color

Pink

Bloom time

Summer

This milkweed forms colonies of single stems bearing whorls or narrow leaves and umbels of pale pink flowers. Milkweed is host to Monarch butterfly larvae as well as orange milkweed aphids. The stems may become discolored late in the season so grow it among other plants like grasses.

Habitat Dry areas in foothills

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