California Gardens - The Year Round Gardening Site

Asclepias fascicularis ~ Narrow Leafed Milkweed, Mexican Whorled Milkweed

Asclepias fascicularis is found in most of the Western States. Narrow Leafed Milkweed grows at lower elevations throughout California from the coast to the desert. Asclepias fascicularis is a great nectar source for native bees. Asclepias fascicularis is on many butterfly groups top milkweed to plant for the Monarchs. The milkweeds are a frequent food and nectar source for the Gray Hairstreak and Monarch Butterfly and a great addition to the butterfly garden.

Asclepias fascicularis, Narrow Leafed Milkweed

Flowers of Asclepias fascicularis the Narrowleaf Milkweed. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.