Asclepias subulata

Desert Milkweed, Rush Milkweed

Family: Asclepiadaceae Milkweed

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color White, yellow
Bloom time Late Spring to Early Winter
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, rock garden, specimen
Height 36" to 4' / 90cm to 1.20m
Spread 36" to 4' / 90cm to 1.20m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Sandy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive, naturalizing