Californica Asclepias
Californica Asclepias
Californica Asclepias
Californica Asclepias
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Californica Asclepias

List Price: 18.95
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Plant Features

Californica Asclepias Plants produce pinkish-purplish flowers that contrast nicely with its thick, woolly stems. You will see pollinators all season long on this milkweed. It is a native to California and grows best in well-drained soils. 

Common Names: california milkweed, butterfly weed

Californica Asclepias Plant Care Instructions: Keep the plant well-watered for the first 3-4 weeks after transplanting. After that, only water if the plant starts looking droopy. Deadheading the first flush of flowers promotes additional blooms. If you don't want the plant to self-seed, remove all flowers once they are finished blooming. Plants can be cut back to the ground once they drop their leaves. Spring is a good time to fertilize.

Plant Characteristics
Mature Height: 2-3 feet
Mature Spread: 2-3 feet
Bloom Time: June, July, August
Habit: Spreading
Flower Color: Purple, Pink, White
Foliage Color: Green
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Styles: Butterfly Garden, Pollinator Garden, Woodland Garden
Plant Used for: Edible, Educational Value
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly: No
Plant Type: Open-Pollinated
Plant Needs
Sunlight: 6+ Hours
Overwinter Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Soil Moisture: Moist to Dry
Soil Properties: Well-drained
Tolerates: Clay soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer: When transplanted and then once every Spring
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